WATCH: Berlin crowd protests right-wing AfD party after 2017 parliamentary election

Large protests organized in Central Berlin against the AfD, or Alternative for Germany party, which claimed 13 percent of the national vote in the September 2017 election. The right-wing party has been criticized as ‘nationalist’ and ‘radical.’ It was expected that AfD would gain at least 80 seats in the Bundestag.

Click the video below to watch Lane’s report from Alexanderplatz.

Lane Luckie, a news anchor and reporter for KLTV in Tyler, Texas, is traveling in Germany and Belgium as part of a fellowship with the RIAS Berlin Commission. The bi-national journalist exchange, which is a partnership with the Radio Television Digital News Foundation, was established in 1992 to promote understanding between the United States and Germany in the field of broadcasting. Click here to learn more.

The views expressed in this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of KLTV/KTRE-TV or Raycom Media. They are solely the opinion of the author. All content © Copyright 2017 Lane Luckie

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