Hohenzollern claims: A Prince Fund against the Prince

dozens of warnings sent by Georg Friedrich of Prussia to historians, journalists and politicians. Alone at the regional court Berlin 47 decisions in the meantim

Hohenzollern claims: A Prince Fund against the Prince

dozens of warnings sent by Georg Friedrich of Prussia to historians, journalists and politicians. Alone at the regional court Berlin 47 decisions in the meantime. How many warnings and complaints against reporting and public Statements concerning the house of Hohenzollern as a whole are well know, only the Prince and his lawyer.

Johanna Christner

volunteer.

F. A. Z.

the only journalists in big media houses, but also the operators of smaller Blogs that deal critically with the history and the present of the Hohenzollern, were not Affected by Arne Semsrott, head of the portal "Ask The state says". He speaks of a "warning wave". In the case of the incriminated text, it usually goes to the role of Hohenzollern in the time of national socialism and the seizure of power of Adolf Hitler and the compensation claims, with which the noble family of the German state.

"We have the impression that it's more General influence on public opinion formation," says Semsrott. In the past two years, Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia, at least thirty historians, journalists, politicians and the media have sued. Semsrott want to be Concerned of warnings and complaints, therefore, in the future, with the so-called "Prince Fund" support. As a Central point of contact for the expression of legal proceedings, the Fund intends to register Affected, advise and networking, and financial help in judicial proceedings is possible. "It's not supposed to happen that Affected out of fear of a cease and desist letter to sign," says Semsrott. One of the employees six-member Team, a lawyer.

support from the dju

in Question is Financed, "The state," mainly through donations. Support, the Fund now receives from the German journalists and journalists-Union (dju) within Verdi. "This is a subject long at the heart and prepares us for some time Provide," says Monique Hofmann, spokesperson of the trade Union dju. The dju was it in use for the freedom of the press is important to support the "Prince Fund". Also to create Public awareness of the issue. Attempts, unwelcome reporting, legally, to stop, became more frequent. "The warning and action wave of Prussia is an attempt to in article 5 guaranteed freedom of the press to attack", said the Federal Manager of the dju in Verdi, Cornelia Berger. "We will not sit idly by, because the basic law also applies to Prince."

Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 07:20

You need to login to comment.

Please register or login.

RELATED NEWS