The Stuttgart police Vice-President Thomas Berger estimated the damage caused by marauding groups in Stuttgart on a six - to seven-digit amount. The head of the police operation said during the nightly riots in an Interview with the journalist Gabor Steingart.
At the riots on Saturday night were involved according to police, 400 to 500 people. 40 shops were damaged and partly looted.At least 19 police officers were injured. 24 people were taken into custody.
Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier has condemned the violence sharply and pointedly behind police officers. "Violence, vandalism, sheer brutality – as at the weekend in Stuttgart seen – must be pursued with the utmost severity of the law and punished," said Steinmeier in Berlin on Monday.
"those Who attack police officers, who makes them contemptible, or the impression that they were "disposed of", which we must confront decided." Steinmeier stressed that those who protected the streets and squares of day-to-day, our peaceful Coexistence and the violence monopoly of the state defended, "deserve our respect and our support, if you are brutally attacked".
the German interior Minister, Horst Seehofer (CSU) wants to make in Stuttgart, a picture of the situation. This is the baden-württemberg Ministry of the interior announced on Monday. Interior Minister Thomas Strobl (CDU), will meet Seehofer, 12 PM, to a meeting in his office. 13 at a forward location in the city centre was planned.
Strobl insured, with the utmost determination against the rioters to proceed. "We will continue to pursue with everything that the state makes available to the rioters and hold them to account," he said on Sunday evening in the ARD"Tagesthemen". The quality of this violence is not new. Strobl pointed out that there is little evidence of a political Motivation. This came from the "party scene", sure drugs and alcohol were in the game.
Similarly, Vice-President Thomas Berger commented on the Police: The offender would want to be in social media, striking a Pose and chanted: "Finally, what is going on in Stuttgart". In addition, the Corona would have led to constraints that young people were increasingly in the public space. This group respond to normal police targeting very aggressively. Finally, the accusations of Racism levelled against the American police had also led to resentment in this country.
"a Social and stimulating climate"
The inner political spokesman of the Union faction in the Bundestag, Mathias Middelberg (CDU), called for a thorough investigation into the riots. "The Emergence of right-free areas, but we must not allow," said Middelberg of the "world". The violence would have to be solved outbreaks "wholeheartedly, and the perpetrators punished". It was true that "we have tightened up the penalties for attacks on police officers just".
The former Greens co-chair Cem Özdemir warned of a coarsening of the society. "We have to do it in total, with a coarsening of manners, the use of violence," said Ozdemir in the RTL show "Good Morning Germany".Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 07:20