July 4th, 2008

Charlotte Knobloch calls again for NPD ban

Oldenburg – The President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany , Charlotte Knobloch, has made a renewed call for a ban on the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD). Speaking at the town hall in Oldenburg after having signed the Golden Book of the city, she demanded that the NPD be finally outlawed as anti-constitutional. According to the news agency Evangelischer Pressedienst (epd), Knobloch called on Oldenburgers to offer peaceful resistance to a planned demonstration by the NPD. "Stand up against anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia," she said. (04.07.2008)