the greens and the Left accuse Senator Andreas hostage, to enter the public debate more video surveillance in crime-polluted places now lost. The SPD politician had said in the daily mirror Interview: "I'm going to assume that the coalition moves and settles."
Otherwise, the referendum, organized by the former Senator of justice and CDU Bundestag members Thomas Heilmann and the former neukölln mayor Heinz Buschkowsky (SPD), good prospects of success. "The video surveillance will be far more comprehensive, as I propose," said hostage.
The new interior policy spokesman of the left faction, Niklas Schrader, surprised, "the Senator adds now small". The planned people's many weaknesses, have a desire and a need to survive the ongoing Review by the country's constitutional court. "We have good arguments to convince the population that a comprehensive video-surveillance in Berlin is the wrong way to go," says Schrader. He argues that to show a hard edge and not to try, with the Initiative of Heilmann and Buschkowsky to broker a compromise. "Beyond Good and Evil."
Green. model test for video monitoring support
In October last year, the Senate had stopped the people's desire for more video monitoring, for the approximately 21,000 signatures have been collected, for the time being, and the Berlin constitutional court, submitted The judges must now decide on the constitutional admissibility of the Initiative. Hostage is believed that the catalogue of demands to be presented to the citizens of Berlin to vote "is allowed in the core".daily mirror people Free
order of Green security expert Benedict Lux finds it "a pity that the Senator, the referendum at such a early time lost". The coalition should wait and see the extent to which the country's constitutional court to the vote.
on the Other hand, he could understand, so Lux that hostage gradually "something desperate in the face of the hard stance of the Left". The Greens would support a pilot project for video surveillance in crime-polluted places and the coalition see themselves internally as a mediator between the SPD and the Left. But once the Senator for the interior would need to submit a draft law on video surveillance, said Lux.
The did not do a hostage before, although he had announced this in November, after he was strengthened by a SPD land party Congress with a unanimous decision of the back. The social Democrats argued for an "ad-hoc and temporary" video monitoring at selected locations. Official Coalition of the the video surveillance, there is not between the SPD, Left and Greens so far. In the ongoing negotiations on a Reform of the Berlin police act (ASOG) is a topic that is completely ignored – these conversations are difficult enough.
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Especially since the national Board of Directors of the Left had decided a month ago unanimously, "any worsening of the General security and order act, to refuse". Nevertheless, the heads of the three government parties on Monday want company, a new start, but to find a consensus.
Also Schrader, although he himself applies in his own party, as a leftist hard-liners, can think of a compromise for a red-red-green police act. And to the extent, for example, the personnel strengthening of the police, the guards, the expansion of mobile, or the fight against organised and clan crime subject are also the Left and the Green with the Senator for the interior largely in agreement.
However, Schrader criticized the social Democrats, including hostage, because their security policy ideas, "far beyond the coalition agreement and beyond". Green politicians Lux was conciliatory. With a hostage, he was satisfied. "He is pragmatic and hands – and is no more pronounced Law-and-Order-man."More about
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