Outrage as neo-Nazi elected town council leader in Germany

9 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BERLIN: The unanimous election of a neo-Nazi politician in Germany as the head of a town council, thanks to votes from rival party members, has sparked outrage among senior political figures, reports AFP.

Stefan Jagsch of the far right-wing extremist National Democratic Party (NDP) became the council leader for Waldsiedlung, in the district of Altenstadt, 30 kilometres (18 miles) north-east of Frankfurt, on Thursday.

“That applies to federal government, the state and municipalities.