Frauke ‘Adolfina’ Petry: the anti-immigrant, anti-Islam threat to Merkel

Frauke ‘Adolfina’ Petry: the anti-immigrant, anti-Islam threat to Merkel

Frauke Petry, the leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany party (AfD), has proved so inflammatory that she’s earned the nickname “Adolfina”. Despite this, the AfD made significant gains in local elections this weekend. With about 20.8% of votes, the anti-immigrant AfD came second in eastern Mecklenburg-Vorpommern regional election this weekend: beating Chancellor Angela Merkel’s […]