German anger over AfD chief's 'Nazi era just bird poo' remark
There is outrage across the political spectrum in Germany over a far-right leader's description of the 12-year Nazi dictatorship as "just bird poo".
Alternative for Germany (AfD) co-leader Alexander Gauland made the remark in an address to the party's youth wing.
Politicians in the ruling coalition and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier accused Mr Gauland of trying to shrug off the Nazi atrocities.
The AfD is Germany's main opposition party, with 94 seats in parliament.
Mr Gauland, 77, said on Saturday: "Hitler and the Nazis are just bird poo in over 1,000 years of... read more
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