several federal states, the state governments have doubts about the reliability of AfD officials. What is meant are those civil servants who belong to the so-called wing within the party. This was classified by the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution as a right-wing extremist association. “In principle, activities for the AfD sub-organization, The Wing ‘can give rise to doubts about the constitutional loyalty of an official,” the Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior said on request.
The Saxon State Office for the Protection of the Constitution was even sharper in tone: “If an official acts in an extremist effort, he violates the duty of political loyalty under civil service law, which requires him to actively stand up for the free democratic basic order.” The Baden-Wurttemberg Ministry of the Interior reminded officials the fact that they have to avoid “already appearing” to have something to do with a group that is “diametrically opposed to the rule of law”. This is true of the AfD “wing”, which violates “all elements of the free democratic basic order, especially the guarantee of human dignity”.
In Rhineland-Palatinate, the Ministry of the Interior stated that civil servants had to “guarantee at all times” that they “committed themselves to the Basic Law through their entire conduct”. When asked whether activity with the “wing” raised doubts about this guarantee, the ministry replied: “Yes.” Thuringian interior minister Georg Maier also said that officials and employees who professed the “wing” would be “disciplinary in individual cases Measures “checked.
… means that you liked the article or are concerned with the subject. We want to come up with as many articles as you can read to the end. Now you can tell the journalists directly what you want to read and in what format. We keep journalism NOW open to all. Simply visit contact us and let us know about it. We have no oligarchs or politicians behind us and no one dictates to the publisher how to write about one subject or another. Your support will help us maintain this independence. Any contribution, no matter how big or small, is extremely valuable to us. Support NOW with only $10 per month. Thank you.