"Congress of Christian Leaders" Called "Congress of Radical Christians" in News Coverage

Country: Germany

Date of incident: March 12, 2015

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Media / Private



Known for his bias against Christians, Christian Baars, reporter for NRD.de, published an article about a Christian Congress which took place in February 2015 in Hamburg. "Scholz unterstützt Kongress radikaler Christen" (in English, "Scholz supports Congress of Radical Christians") is the title of the article. Olaf Scholz is the First Mayor of Hamburg. Christians considered the article to be biased and insulting.

Sources:
NDR.de and Pro-Medienmagazin.de