Axar.az
UP
24 May 2019


Boris Becker's son to file charges over German Politician's

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

It was the second incident in a week that a politician from the Alternative for Germany Party (AfD) came under fire due to controversial posts in social media.

Axar.az reports citing sputniknews.com.

Noah Becker, the 23-year-old son of German tennis legend Boris Becker, intends to file charges against a Bundestag MP over an abusive tweet, German Bild newspaper reported on Thursday.

The young man, whose mother Barbara Becker was born to an African-American man and a German woman, said he discussed the issue with his father and plans to act decisively.

Maier told the newspaper that it was not him, but one of his employees who had published the abusive text.

The tweet came right after Noah Becker's interview in which he griped about being perceived as the "eternal son" of his legendary father.

Earlier in the week, another heavyweight member of the right-wing AfD party, Beatrix von Storch, sparked strong criticism among the German public with a tweet in which she criticized the Cologne police for posting a New Year's tweet in Arabic and called refugees "the barbaric, gang-raping hordes of Muslim men."

German police on Tuesday filed a complaint against Beatrix von Storch over "incitement to hate." The move comes in wake of new hate speech legislation, which entered into force on January 1.

Date
2018.01.04 / 18:59
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Top militant commander killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Narendra Modi secures landslide win - Video

Pakistan says wants peace with India

Bolton: Russian military influence in the Arctic

Brexit Party leader casts his vote in European elections

Russia's Black Sea Fleet warships hold drills

Iran plan from Pentagon: 10,000 troops to leave

Ramaphosa elected as S. African president

Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control

F-35 makes its debut in Danish air space

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla