After Corona-protests: freedom of Assembly on the test bench

The mass violations of the Corona pads in the demonstrations in Berlin have sparked a debate about the limits of freedom of Assembly. Freedom of demonstration i

After Corona-protests: freedom of Assembly on the test bench

The mass violations of the Corona pads in the demonstrations in Berlin have sparked a debate about the limits of freedom of Assembly. Freedom of demonstration is "a particularly important object of legal protection," said Federal Minister of justice, Christine Lambrecht (SPD) of the "süddeutsche Zeitung". However, the requirements for the containment of the pandemic would not need to be adhered to, in order not to endanger others. "To me, any understanding for the protesters, the sit down of this self-glorious is missing."

a cross-Party, the call for a crackdown, according to. CDU-interior expert Armin Schuster presented demonstrations of this kind are generally out of the question. From his point of view, it would be proportionate to allow such meetings "only under much stricter conditions, or not at all," he said of the "Rheinische Post". Union group Vice-Thorsten Frei (CDU), underscore, demonstrations should only be in exceptional cases restricted. "But if the protesters themselves are at high-risk, may be allowed to state idly," he said of the "world".

"The 20,000 protesters are naive,"

The CSU indoor politician Stephan Mayer has criticized the participants of the Demonstration. In the picture Talk "ask The right questions," said the state Secretary in the Federal Ministry of the interior on Sunday evening: "The 20,000 protesters are not naive, if you see what is happening outside of Germany." He could muster "no understanding at all of how most of the demonstrators have acted".

Despite the rising infection last Saturday, had to pay in Berlin around 20,000 people to a protest March and subsequent rally against the state's Corona pads involved. In addition to Corona-deniers and Impfgegnern also, many of the participants with a clear right-wing flags or T-Shirts in the crowd were.

Because the protesters spacing rules and Mask ignored dutifully, dissolved the police, the rally finally. During the protests, police-documented breaches of the conditions for a possible subsequent prosecution.

Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 01:19

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