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Father-right official in Hitler's hometown departs over “deeply racist” immigrant poems

A senior member of the Austrian Right Freedom Party has resigned after a poem has been published as a comparison of migrants to rats in a newsletter distributed to every household in the city where Adolf Hitler was born. Christian Schilcher's resignation on Tuesday came after extensive criticism of the poem and the country's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz condemned it as "disgusting, inhuman and deeply racist". The newsletter's newsletter containing the poem was delivered to all households in Hitler's birthplace, the Braunau am Inn, where Schilcher serves as an assistant mayor, the telegraph reported. Photo taken in 2017 in the Braunau am Inn, Austria, shows deputy mayor of the city and member of the local branch of the right-hand right-wing party (FPOe) Christian Schilcher. (FRANZ NEUMAYR / AFP / Getty Images) The paper is called Schilcher's choice of metaphor that resembles Nazi propaganda, where Jews were often compared to rats. The fact that it was distributed to Braunau residents only reinforced the outrage. AUSTRIA PRISON ESCAPEE RETURNS, FED UP OF LIFE IN THE SUN Austrian media reported that Schilcher also resigned his vice mayor post. "Just as we live here, other rats must," wrote Schilcher, according to the BBC, and told them to "share our lifestyle or quickly hurry away" and say that if you mix different cultures, "That is like destroying them. " 2 SUSPECTS IN GERMAN SERVICE INSURANCE EXTRADITED TO AUSTRIA Schilcher said he would not "offend or hurt anyone" with his poem, according to the BBC, who quoted…

A senior member of the Austrian Right Freedom Party has resigned after a poem has been published as a comparison of migrants to rats in a newsletter distributed to every household in the city where Adolf Hitler was born.

Christian Schilcher’s resignation on Tuesday came after extensive criticism of the poem and the country’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz condemned it as “disgusting, inhuman and deeply racist”.

The newsletter’s newsletter containing the poem was delivered to all households in Hitler’s birthplace, the Braunau am Inn, where Schilcher serves as an assistant mayor, the telegraph reported.

Photo taken in 2017 in the Braunau am Inn, Austria, shows deputy mayor of the city and member of the local branch of the right-hand right-wing party (FPOe) Christian Schilcher. (FRANZ NEUMAYR / AFP / Getty Images)

The paper is called Schilcher’s choice of metaphor that resembles Nazi propaganda, where Jews were often compared to rats. The fact that it was distributed to Braunau residents only reinforced the outrage.

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Austrian media reported that Schilcher also resigned his vice mayor post.

“Just as we live here, other rats must,” wrote Schilcher, according to the BBC, and told them to “share our lifestyle or quickly hurry away” and say that if you mix different cultures, “That is like destroying them. “

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Schilcher said he would not “offend or hurt anyone” with his poem, according to the BBC, who quoted him as an excuse to ignore it ” historically stressed “the comparison between rats and humans.

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Kurz’s party and the Freedom Party have run on immigration platforms but with European parliamentary elections in the eighth month, Kurz has come under pressure to condemn the controversial outbreaks of Freedom Party members, reported Agence France-Presse.

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