The German Federal Government’s integration commissioner, Annette Widmann-Mauz (CDU), has strongly condemned the migration-critical statements by the singer Xavier Naidoo. Naidoo happens to be from an immigrant family himself.
“Such a video is extremely dangerous given the current threat of right-wing extremism,” said the politician to theFunkemedia group.
In a video, Naidoo sang, among other things: “I love almost everyone. But what if a murder happens almost every day, in which the guest steals a life from the host.”
The musician took a position on his website on the video from 2018. He has long stood against exclusion and xenophobia, he says, but it is important to be vigilant towards attacks on peaceful coexistence, “no matter from which political direction” they come and “regardless of their origin”.
Widmann-Mauz focused on the Hanau shooting however, urging all to “stand up against racism and strengthen cohesion in our country, instead…
View original post 219 more words