The protection of the Constitution classifies AfD as a test case.

learned How the German press Agency on Tuesday, says the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution (BfV) the right to national “wing” of the party in the Thuringian AfD-land-in-chief Björn Höcke and the party’s youth organization Young Alternative” to the suspected case. It had previously reported the “Tagesspiegel”.

In a test case, an observation V is not allowed to people or other intelligence means. An organization is explained in contrast to the case of suspicion, so this is – even if only to a very limited extent – possible.

for Example, is then permitted an Observation, as well as the Obtaining of certain information from public authorities. So-called V-people and the interception of telecommunications but may also be used.