The police on Saturday on the outskirts of the rent madness-Demo against the occupation of a vacant shop in the Wrangel street has triggered distortions in the red-red-green coalition. Representatives of the Greens and the Left have declared the use of a case for the next Coalition meeting. Reason, several incidents - on the one hand, the robust use of the police against the demonstrators themselves, on the other hand, the actions of the police towards members of Parliament and members of the house of representatives. The had had been treated according to his own testimony during use even contact the police contact Senator Andreas hostage (SPD) but nevertheless, unusually hard of the officials.
the reason for the crackdown by the police against the protesters, the Deputy reports, was, according to the police, but not the occupation of a for years a vacant shop in the Wrangelstraße, but a direct and immediate risk to a number of civil forces in the building.
to demonstrate To the rent madness-Demo had been called spontaneously in the wrangelstraße. Previously, a Declaration on the occupation of the shop had been used in the left scene already. Civil police forces were established according to the authority, then two women and a man in the building who had gained access to the Store.
in Front of the building had gathered then several protesters and forcibly trying to gain access. It had been called for the support of the three arrested persons. To have your protection, the civil officials in Charge need to barricade the door from the inside with furniture.daily mirror people Free
to be attacked with bottles been thrown at me. An officer had been threatened with a knife and suffered a shock. In one case, a man tried to snatch an officers gun, a policeman had snatched away the irritant spray device and against the use of force has been used.
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then, not followed. Only with physical violence and with the use of pepper spray, it had managed to reach the access of the business and to secure, said the police.
politician of the Greens and the Left criticized that not a clearance title existed, and the use of plated. According to the so-called Berlin line occupied houses are to be cleared within 24 hours of a criminal request of the owner office clearance title to be obtained.
The Berlin Bundestag Deputy Canan Bayram (Green party) spoke of an unusual hardness of the insert. This had been justified on the grounds of security and protection for the civilian officials in the Store. This must be checked. The Green parliamentary group boss in the house of representatives, Antje Kapek, criticized the police action as excessive. The Shop in the Wrangel Strasse 77 was a Symbol for speculative real estate transactions and displacement in Berlin. The internal expert of the left faction in the house of representatives, Niklas Schrader criticized that the police acted without clearing title. "A police that finds the flying fists of the way through the crowd", was a relapse into the times of the former Senator of the Interior Frank Henkel (CDU). "That's not acceptable."
For the attention also of dealing with multiple members, based on their special role as a parliamentary observer provided. Bayram and the Berlin members, Katrin Schmidberger (Green) have been harassed on the edge of the Demo in the wrangelstraße of officials and physically pushed to the side. "I have never experienced," said Bayram. They pointed to the special rights of members of Parliament, which in the case of barriers, by leave should be granted. Only in specific tricky use of lay members would be denied this. But it is also not known to hinder operations.
Katina Schubert, member of Parliament and the Berlin district leader of the Left, reported that she had been pushed by officials back and forth and plunged, therefore, the ground - although you have worn your members card open. "We will discuss the use and the incidents of the next Coalition meeting," said Schubert.
The SPD inner politician Tom Schreiber explained, however, by reference to an opinion of the Bundestag, members could make demonstrations, not special rights. "We will not be able to over the state," said Schreiber. The very legitimate concerns of the rent madness-Demo had been abused by left-wing radicals in the Wrangel Strasse miss. Schreiber warned of efforts by the left-wing scene, the situation in Berlin in the run-up to the 1. May escalate to.More about
collision during the hire demo police occupied the Store in Kreuzberg, BerlinChristoph Stollowsky
grants violently According to police, 14 people have been arrested, the arrested person had been slightly injured. Nine police officers have suffered injuries, two of them had to stop the service - an officer got a shock, an officer suffered a hand fracture. There are 21 procedures had been initiated, will be determined because of severe Trespassing, serious fracture, due to assault on law enforcement officers, threat, resistance against law enforcement officers, tried Freeing, theft and damage to property.