How east German voters fuelled far-right's parliament breakthrough
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In Germany, MPs from a far-right party are taking their seats in parliament, in a post-war first. A total of 92 politicians from the Alternative for Germany, or AfD, now form the third-largest party in the Bundestag. In last month's election, the AfD scored highest in the former east Germany, in areas where many feel like second-class citizens due to higher unemployment and lower salaries or pensions. Our reporters have been meeting AfD voters in Saxony to find out more.
A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Florence Viala.
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