Because they compared Islam with the Nazis in Marienplatz [a public square in Munich], the party chairman of "Die Freiheit" Stürzenberger and two of his political friends must now answer in court.

Munich – The federal chairman of the party "Die Freiheit" [Freedom] and mosque opponent, Michael Stürzenberger, is in court along with two political colleagues charged with the use of anti-constitutional symbols. Each of them would have to pay a fine of 2000 euros (50 daily rates), because on Marienplatz they compared Islam with the Nazis and in the course of doing this showed Heinrich Himmler in Nazi uniform. Stürzenberger, former spokesman for the former Culture Minister Monika Hohlmeier (CSU), is seeking an acquittal.

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