The Berlin district court declared the cancellation of the party membership of the former Brandenburg AfD-country heads of Andreas Kalbitz on Friday inadmissible. Thus, Kalbitz may exercise its rights as a party member and as a member of the Federal Executive Board, until the decision of the Federal court of the AfD arbitration again.
The Prosecutor of the AfD Federal Executive Board, Joachim Steinhöfel, said after the end of the session, in the articles of Association of the Federal party was established in February 2013, members with a request for inclusion of existing or former memberships must specify in the Constitution protection observed extremist organizations. This had also confessed in the Online application form, the Kalbitz, according to his own statement, at 8. In March 2013 I put.
In this case, it would have to be a case by case decision of the Federal Executive Board give. "But there was no individual decision to Mr Kalbitz, because he his a member has not given", - said Steinhöfel. Therefore, the Federal Board had declared the party's membership null and void, "due to fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment of membership in extremist organizations, in the case of the Republicans, and the HdJ".
in Contrast, the representative of Kalbitz, said that his client had made an affidavit that he had not been in the HdJ member. This could not demonstrate to the Federal Board because of the constitutional protection space out the alleged list of members of the HdJ out. Therefore, his client is requesting, up to a decision of the Federal court of arbitration to the AfD of his rights as a member and a member of the Federal Executive, again to exercise.Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 21:19