No passports for ‘anti-Semites’? German MP suggests barring those questioning ‘Israel’s existence’ from getting German citizenship | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

No passports for ‘anti-Semites’? German MP suggests barring those questioning ‘Israel’s existence’ from getting German citizenship

Those who committed ‘anti-Semitic’ acts should be barred from acquiring German citizenship, an interior policy spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party in the Bundestag said ahead of the voting on the issue.

“The Citizenship law should expressly prohibit naturalization of people who have committed anti-Semitic acts,” Mathias Middelberg, a lawmaker from Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), told the German NOZ newspaper ahead of the parliamentary debate on the amendments to the citizenship law that are to be voted on later this week.

The list of “anti-Semitic” crimes should particularly involve acts aimed against the State of Israel, the MP believes.

Anyone who incites the public against Jews, questions the existence of the State of Israel, or burns an Israeli flag must not become a German citizen.

In his speech, the MP also referred to Merkel’s own speech she delivered back in 2008 when she said that responsibility for Israel’s security is a part of Germany’s national interest. Such words should not be “left unattended,” he said.

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