Lübcke-process: The day of the second confession

First of all, there is a lot to process. Numerous objections on grounds of Bias have accumulated before the state security Senate of the Frankfurt higher region

Lübcke-process: The day of the second confession

First of all, there is a lot to process. Numerous objections on grounds of Bias have accumulated before the state security Senate of the Frankfurt higher regional court on Tuesday the hearing in the murder of Walter Lübcke will continue. Most of them are directed against the presiding judge Thomas Sagebiel, who turned at the end of the first trial day with unusual words to Stephan, E. and Markus, H.. Stephan E. of the main accused in the proceedings; to him, the Federal government accuses lawyers, the Kassel government President on 1. To June 2019 murdered, this for its refugee policy is "punish". Markus H. should have rendered aid.

Marlene Grunert

editor in the policy.

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"don't Listen to your defender, you listen to me," he advised Sagebiel, the two defendants two weeks ago. An early confession could help – if there is to confess something. The defender saw this as an expression of bias, the guilt of the accused was identified for the Chairman. The attorney General rejected this assessment on the first Day of the trial, on Tuesday, the other judges of the Senate who have to decide on the applications to do that. With the "apparent extreme formulation" had failed to comply with the Chairman of his "procedural duty of care". He had called his Council, also under the condition that there is because something to confess to, and made it clear that the Senate is always willing to "think new".

As the all of bias on the part of applications rejected have been received on the morning of Tuesday, the defenders of the word. You take a position to what was seen in room 165 C and, finally, to: The court had a nearly five-hour Video from the 25. June of last year, played in the Stephen E. the murder of Walter Lübcke, shortly after his arrest in detail admits. To see and hear a man who is imbued with right-wing extremist ideology, and described the citizens ' Assembly, which took place in the autumn of 2015 in Lohfelden, as a "key experience" was. Lübcke had at the time, announced the establishment of a refugee accommodation, and, as his resistance was, the refugee policy of the Federal government with the words: defended: "it's worth It to live in this country. Because you have to stand up for values, and who represents these values, it is time to leave this country, if he agrees. This is the freedom of every German.“

"Pathological hatred", a "downright manic thing"

After the lawyer Frank Hannig had taken over the mandate, contrary to the E., called the statements and made a new confession, which was also recorded. In the course of the third process day, this very different Version of events will be seen. Markus H., his friend from the extreme right-wing comradeship scene, will put a strain on e. hard.

First, however, H.'s defenders take the floor. One of them is Nicole Schneider, who will be represented on Tuesday by Steffen Hammer. Not only is he a lawyer, formerly Hammer the lead singer of the far-right rock Band "Noie Werte", the songs of the NSU used in its Confessors videos. Hammer stresses that Stephan E. stated in his first confession, "to have of their own accord" action to have the deeds tschluss "alone" in focus. On the question of whether H. had been involved in any way, had E. answered: "no." The he wanted to do anything.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 16:19

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