- Lutz Bachmann, the co-founder of the German protest movement Pegida, is not welcome in Tenerife. The 43-year-old 'Patriotic Europeans against Islamisation 'is perched in September on the Canary island but is now explained by the regional parliament as' persona non grata'. Especially to classify the leftist party Podemos has strongly made for Bachmann in Spain persona non grata.
The practical effect of the decision are unclear. ' That statement should act as a vaccination, because this person is like a virus, '' the newspaper La Opinión de Tenerife drew out of the mouth of Podemos politician Fernando Sabaté. ' Please: no more racism and fascism. ''
Since Bachmann moved to Tenerife, he shows up rarely in Pegida-demonstrations in Dresden. ' Who now cares where you work and earn your living as long as you straight back behind the case state, '' he responded on Facebook.