Udo Pastörs

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Udo Pastörs.

Udo Pastörs (born 1952 in Wegberg) is a German politician, former leader of the far-right NPD, and formerly a representative in the Landtag of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Personal life[edit]

Pastörs was born on 24 August 1952 in Wegberg, West Germany.

His learned profession is that of a clockmaker. He is married and has one daughter with his wife, Marianne Pastörs.

He joined the NPD in 2000. In 2005 he became the leader of the party in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He was first elected to state parliament in 2006, receiving 7.3% of the vote. He has been leading the party fraction since 2006.

Criminal history[edit]

In a speech on 25 February 2009, Pastörs referred to the Federal Republic of Germany as a "Jew republic", to Turkish-German men as "semen cannons", and to Alan Greenspan as a "hook-nose". A local court found him guilty of "incitement of popular hatred" in May 2010, sentencing him to a suspended sentence of ten months and a €6,000 fine.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hetze gegen Juden: NPD-Chef Pastörs verurteilt". ARD (in German). Retrieved 5 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Bewährungsstrafe im Strafverfahren gegen Udo Pastörs" (PDF) (in German). Amtsgericht Saarbrücken. 7 May 2010. Archived from the original (Press release) on 30 October 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2014.

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