400 arrested in Stuttgart, protesters clash with police outside AfD party congress

Alternative for Germany (AfD ) poster

Poster of AfD (Alternative for Germany) in Aachen, Germany. Photo: Túrelio.

Police have made around 400 arrests as clashes broke outside the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party conference in Stuttgart. During their congress, the right-wing populist movement wants to adopt a clear anti-Islam stance, when its manifesto is presented.

A large number of demonstrators had gathered outside the building where the congress was to be held and several hundred protesters were trying to block access to those trying to attend the party conference.

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