Chris Helmbrecht

Controversial Accusations Against Bavarian Minister Spark Debate Ahead of State Elections

Hubert Aiwanger

Just weeks before the upcoming Bavarian state elections, allegations against Hubert Aiwanger, Bavaria’s Minister of Economic Affairs and leader of the Free Voters party, have stirred up a whirlwind of controversy. The accusations stem from his school days, where he allegedly authored an antisemitic flyer. The Süddeutsche Zeitung’s report on the matter has not only put Aiwanger under scrutiny but has also raised questions about the newspaper’s role in the unfolding drama.