Ten years after Duisburg: I had a premonition

ten years Ago, came at the Loveparade in Duisburg, 21 people died. In front of the entry and exit of the site of the former Duisburg goods station, thousands of

Ten years after Duisburg: I had a premonition

ten years Ago, came at the Loveparade in Duisburg, 21 people died. In front of the entry and exit of the site of the former Duisburg goods station, thousands of techno fans huddled in a Tunnel. More than 650 people were injured, many of them have with the memories of the 24. July 2010 to fight.

Elena Witzeck

editor in the features section.

F. A. Z.

Daniel Blum

video editor at FAZ.NET.

F. A. Z.

The responsibility wanted to be neither the organiser Lopavent the city take on the forces responsible Ministry of the interior. In may 2020, the court proceedings went without a judgment to the end. After lengthy investigations had to since December of 2017, employees of the city and the event organizer before the court to answer. Many of the seats 42 of the events traumatized in addition to plaintiff remained on the legal conclusion of the disaster appalled, to your court costs.

The Berlin-based Techno DJ Dr. Motte, who founded the Loveparade in 1989 in Berlin. Soon millions of Ravers came from all over the world. In 2005, he sold the brand to the entrepreneur Reiner Schaller. In the VIDEO of the F. A. Z.-interview series to the events after the disaster, he speaks about the thought behind the first, unannounced, the Loveparade and its foreboding, as the now significantly larger and more commercial the event came to Duisburg. The city missed the experience:"It grows from year to year with the amount of people coming," says Motte. The organizer, Rainer Schaller, owner of a fitness chain, have delivered on the day of the accident, the responsibility to its employees, complained of a moth today.

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 06:20

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