Skip to main content
Focus

How east German voters fuelled far-right's parliament breakthrough

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.

ADVERTISING

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Florence Viala.

This page is not available

The page no longer exists or did not exist at all. Please check the address or use the links below to access the requested content.