Discussion on police: Commissioner for integration and migration is to study racism

The integration Commissioner of the Federal government, Annette Widmann-Mauz (CDU), consists of a study of the Federal Ministry of the interior to possible raci

Discussion on police: Commissioner for integration and migration is to study racism

The integration Commissioner of the Federal government, Annette Widmann-Mauz (CDU), consists of a study of the Federal Ministry of the interior to possible racism in the police. You agree with the assessment of the police associations, that a scientific discussion with the theme "for a factual discussion is necessary and good," said Widmann-Mauz of the Newspapers of the Funke media group. Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) has rejected such a study.

Widmann-Mauz said that the police themselves say clearly for such a study, is an important Argument in favour of the Cabinet Committee against right-wing extremism and racism. In the spring, founded the Committee to include, among others, Horst Seehofer, Federal Minister for family Affairs Franziska Giffey (SPD) and the Chancellery chief Helge Braun (CDU).

criticism of Seehofer from the BDK

The Federal of German detective (BDK) had argued for the racism study on "Racial Profiling". Seehofer's cancellation called BDK-chief Sebastian Fiedler "somewhat embarrassing" and not conclusive. The Minister give the security authorities a "disservice" by giving the impression that there is "something to hide".

Updated Date: 10 July 2020, 07:20

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