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Trump’s comments trigger outpouring of support for Antifa extremists

Trump’s comments trigger outpouring of support for Antifa extremists

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Figures and organisations across the political left in Germany reacted with horror at the suggestion of U.S. President Donald Trump that the far-left organisation Antifa could be recognised as a terrorist organisation, prompting many to out themselves as supporters of the violent group. The phenomenon of the social media message “I am Antifa” (#IchbinAntifa) was triggered over the weekend after President Trump publicly considered classifying Antifa as a terrorist organisation. The message trended on German-language social media, reports Deutsche Welle, with figures from the left-wing politics — particularly the Green party and the far-left Link (Left) party — signalling their support.
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