In the case of Erdogan's visit to the Bundestag, the police was not allowed to be in the office of Deputy penetrate

the Penetration of the Bundestag police in the deputies office of the Left-politician Michel Brandt was unlawful. The Federal constitutional court decided on Tu

In the case of Erdogan's visit to the Bundestag, the police was not allowed to be in the office of Deputy penetrate

the Penetration of the Bundestag police in the deputies office of the Left-politician Michel Brandt was unlawful. The Federal constitutional court decided on Tuesday published the decision that the police at the German Bundestag injured Brandt by the action of his constitutional Right as members of Parliament. Background of the visit of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in September 2018 in Berlin. At that time, the police had cordoned off the government district out of fear of protests over the place.

Alexander Haneke

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The Left-the Deputy Brandt had hung in the window of his offices for Members of Parliament a Din-A4 paper, printed on a Kurdish flag and a sign of the YPG, who fought in the Syrian civil war against the troops of the dictator Bashar al Assad, but also in the conflict to Turkey. In the case of an inspection, officials of the Bundestag police noticed the pictures, as the road closures were lifted. The officers entered the premises thereupon, the mayor's office, and the suspended leaves. Brandt himself, as he was not in the office. The officials took but no attempt to reach him by phone. The Bundestag administration justified the measure later that Erdogan's supporters are feeling the posters provoked and cracks attacks on the Federal building hung might feel.

According to article 40 of the basic law, the Bundestag President exercises both the right as well as the police violence over the building of the Bundestag. There is a separate "police at the German Bundestag" as part of the Bundestag administration, the Parliament, the President. The powers of the approximately 200 civil servants are regulated in an instruction that permitted entry to the members space to avert a danger. The judges in Karlsruhe were in your decision open as to whether this service is a suitable authorization was a statement at all a basis for the measure or whether it is not actually a formal law would be necessary. Regardless of the intervention was disproportionate. By article 38 of the basic law, secured free mandate to protect both the members ' offices as well as the free. education of elected officials and thus a free communication relationship between deputies and voters, to be preserved from state influence

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 15:19

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