German authorities arrest 25 in far-right plot to overthrow government and instate 'prince'
German authorities on Wednesday arrested 25 in a plot to overthrow the German government and instate a 'prince' with ties to former royal family.The Reichsbürger group denies the existence of the modern-day German government, and factions of the group were banned in 2020 as Berlin looked to tamp down on right-wing extremism and antisemitism.
in connection with the large raid in the "Reichsbürger" scene has Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) the alleged participation of one Former AfD member of the Bundestag commented with sharp words. © Michael Kappeler/dpa/archive image Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD). Michael Kappeler/dpa/archive image
among the accused of the arrests of Reichsbürgen on Wednesday is also said to be a former AfD member of the German Bundestag. Chancellor Scholz had sharply criticized this. It is "a very remarkable and very worse incident, of course," said Scholz on Thursday evening after the consultations with the state chiefs in the Chancellery. Scholz referred to the Berlin judge and former AfD member of the Bundestag Birgit Malsack-Winkemann, who was arrested in the course of the nationwide raid as accused on Wednesday in connection with membership in a terrorist association.
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Scholz had previously been asked about the consequences that would have to be drawn from this event. "It is clear that something is going on here," said Scholz. However, the possible consequences are now about "autonomous decisions by the constitutional protection authorities of the federal government and the federal states, which each make a legal basis," emphasized Scholz. This is a good procedure in dealing with the events.
25 Reichsbürger arrested
Otherwise, “the most important consequence is that everyone knows that we have a defensive state, are a defensive democracy that can thwart such violations and such plans with their security authorities and can reject this with all of this,” emphasized the emphasized Chancellor.
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The Federal Prosecutor's Office had 25 people arrested at one of the largest police operations in the history of the Federal Republic in eleven federal states and Italy and Austria on Wednesday. 22 of them accuses them of being a member of a terrorist association that wanted to overthrow the political system. The other three are about support. Except for one Russian, all of the German citizenship have. The federal prosecutor also spoke of 27 other suspects.
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