Process kick-off in Frankfurt: A clear Signal to the family of Walter Lübcke

Before the higher regional court in Frankfurt has started in the Morning under a large crowd of press and audience of the process to the murder of the Kassel go

Process kick-off in Frankfurt: A clear Signal to the family of Walter Lübcke

Before the higher regional court in Frankfurt has started in the Morning under a large crowd of press and audience of the process to the murder of the Kassel government President Walter Lübcke. Since the evening hours of the previous day's journalists were in the queue before the higher regional court in order to get a place in the hall. Also many members of the audience lined up since early Morning in the rain, many still wait in the hope of a place, although the 18 seats are already occupied.

Anna-Sophia Lang

editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

F. A. Z.

takes part of the family of The alleged of the right-wing extremists, Stephan E., and Markus, H. murdered, the CDU-politician Lübcke as a co-plaintiff in the process. The wife and the two sons Lübckes are in the courtroom. Your lawyer Holger Matt and spokesman Dirk Metz appeared before the trial with the words in front of the press, it was not an easy decision for the family, the Federal government join the bar as a co-plaintiff and to the process.

"We are prepared for everything"

However, you've finally decided to send "a clear Signal of commitment to the father and man and his values". This is a commitment to the rule of law, for the Walter Lübcke his life had occurred. In addition, the family wanted to raise a sign against hate and violence. "That must not be silenced and that you have to raise his voice."

lawyer Matt said, the family might know all of the circumstances of the murder and a contribution to the investigation of the crime make. "From our point of view, it was a cold-blooded planned, insidious foul and cowardly murder, a crime of bad reasons, most moving." On may the expected defense strategy of the part open to extreme right-wing lawyers of the accused, Matt said: "We are prepared for anything."

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 10:20

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