Riots in Stuttgart, Germany: German Federal government criticized the term family tree research

The Federal interior Ministry has defended the "family tree research" criticized the police investigation, according to the Stuttgart-based riots against crit

Riots in Stuttgart, Germany: German Federal government criticized the term family tree research

The Federal interior Ministry has defended the "family tree research" criticized the police investigation, according to the Stuttgart-based riots against criticism. It is indeed a "police standard", also the sociological environment of offenders will be included, said Ministry spokesman Steve age on Monday in Berlin. "The parents also includes, of course, with" and also the "aspect of the migration background".

Restrained, the Federal Ministry of justice said. There are no scientific studies to be aware of, "which suggest a connection to the nationality of the parents for any acts of children", a spokeswoman said. Critics had faulted the action of the Stuttgart police previously as prejudice and racist.

The Federal Ministry of the interior law, the approach of the Stuttgart police to justify fully. A non-violent excess in this Form had hitherto been unknown, the spokesman said. "The Stuttgart police Department is researching this issue in all perspectives," he added.

It was important to bring the crimes to the display and to investigate this new criminal phenomenon, in order to determine strategies for prevention. The issue of prevention is particularly important because many of the perpetrators were young people.

Seibert: "Historically loaded word"

government spokesman Steffen Seibert stressed that the concept of the "family tree research" would prohibit the connection. "This is a historically loaded word." The Federal government expect that the authorities of baden-württemberg carried out the necessary investigative work in accordance with the principles of right and law.

The Stuttgart police President Franz Lutz presented the results of the previous investigations on Thursday in the presence of the Lord mayor Fritz Kuhn (greens) to the municipal Council. For great excitement, a report of the "Stuttgarter Zeitung", in the claimed had been the police Commissioner have referred to the queries of the investigators as to the nationality of the parents to the realities of some of the suspect at the state offices as a "family tree research", resulted in. After listening to the tape recording of the session turned out Sunday night that Lutz had not used this formulation. He spoke of "nationwide searches in registry offices".

Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 12:20

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