Journalist threatened: a columnist for the taz seek protection from the police

The author of the controversial "taz"column with the title "All cops are unable to work",Hengameh yaghoobi Farah, is threatened by the magazine "Focus", a

Journalist threatened: a columnist for the taz seek protection from the police

The author of the controversial "taz"column with the title "All cops are unable to work",Hengameh yaghoobi Farah, is threatened by the magazine "Focus", according to. The editors of the "newspaper" had asked the Berlin police to a consulting and security conversation.

In the"taz" had received numerous phone calls and E-Mails with threatening content, which would be directed against the author and against the newspaper's editorial Board. Some of the reactions could be classified as a direct threat to the physical Well-being of the journalist. The Berlin police did not comment want to request the case.

Public debate

In the column yaghoobi Farah, consideration was employed, where the police could work, if the police would be abolished. You came to the conclusion that there is only "an appropriate Option", "the garbage dump". At the end of the text, formulated a comparison of police officers with waste caused outrage and debate within the editorial Board of the "taz".

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 22:19

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