Germany far-right party, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), has withdrawn a proposal for Berghain to be shut dow.
The request was submitted by Sibylle Schmidt, a non-party councillor who sits for the AfD on the district council. He was behind the initial request, which presented by a letter. At the letter was measures such us reducing closing times from 10 PM to 6 AM and installing "better lighting and staff to prevent sexual acts," according to Berliner Morgenpost.
The letter was exposed on Twitter by left-wing district councillor Maximilian Schirmer .
After all this taking place Frank-Christian Hansel, a founding member of Berlin AfD, confirmed earlier today that the proposal had been withdrawn. He has distanced the party from the request, saying Schmidt is not a party member and does not speak on the behalf of the party and this is a personal request. Her request was "neither the line of AfD Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, nor the Berlin AfD."
Die #AfD möchte in #Berlin das #Berghain schließen lassen und den Darkroom ausleuchten! Na jetzt verscherzen sie es sich endgültig mit allen unter 40. #friedrichshain #Kreuzberg #techno pic.twitter.com/wQ7hkwtxLF— Maximilian Schirmer (@MaxMenkenke) 18 April 2018
Totales Dement! Schmidt ist kein #AfD Mitglied und kann nicht für die Partei sprechen. Das ist KEIN Antrag der #AfDBerlin, sondern eine persönliche Nummer! #Berghain https://t.co/Lgx7bGSS85— Frank Hansel MdA (@FrankHansel) 19 April 2018