Germany bans Yianis Varoufakis from entering the country


Germany has banned DiEM25 co-founder Yanis Varoufakis from entering the country announced his political party DiEM25 on its website.

According to the announcement the German Ministry of the Interior has issued a ban against Greece's former finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis after the police shut down the Palestine Congress that was set to take place in Berlin from April 12 to 14.

The ban also extends to any form of "online participation and activity at political events in the country, with the German government going beyond the bounds of authoritarianism."

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