Before the country's constitutional court has defended the Senate a controversial Tweet from the Governing mayor Michael Müller against an action brought by the AfD. "There is no constructive interference," said the representative of the Senate Christoph Möllers at the trial on Wednesday. The judge must decide on a organstreit proceedings of the Berlin AfD against Müller.
the Association of The party had demonstrated in may under the Motto "future of Germany". Impressed by the mobilization of the counter-demonstrations by the ruling sent out a Tweet: "tens of thousands in Berlin today on the street, in front of the Brandenburg gate and on the water. What a impressive Signal for democracy and freedom, against racism, and people of enemy propaganda.“
Is the Advertise for the AfD, the opponents of an attack on the basic law, the protected Party? The AfD looks to be at least their equal opportunities in the political competition injured. From this legal consequence, that the holders of government office are required in the form of Statements in an official capacity for neutrality.
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Mr. Habeck is right. Twitter, Facebook and co. are poison for some people. At least, if these operate the account themselves (without supervision). Mr Müller.
you should not one-sided at the expense of individual political parties. They had especially denied, on the occasion of a political rally, a negative value judgements about the organizing party. "This is a defamation," said AfD process representative Marc Vallendar on Wednesday. Indirectly, the party would be accused of, you run racism.daily mirror people Free
The ruling order considers, however, there is a lack of a reference to the AfD. To evaluate the against demos to be positive, does not mean that the AfD, and your Demo all dressed up. Especially since the counter-demonstrators and more General political concerns would be articulated, to the Müller with his Tweet related.
The AfD-action lawsuit aimed at a vulnerable edge. That politicians should disconnect your office, so you have a, sometimes by proclamations of political positions, and for some there is a newer realization. For the Ex-Minister of education Johanna Wanka (CDU), for example, had to leave after an AfD complaint by the Federal constitutional court to declare that she was not allowed to simply make a press release on the Ministry's website against a AfD-Demo Front. Since then, at least, is clear that the recourse to official means of communication is tricky, if it goes against the political opponents.
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Actually, a clear self-knowledge of the AfD speaks of it but, if you feel with the concepts of incitement and racism addressed.
Also in the düsseldorf city hall, contrived action, AfD Demo in the city of lights, was illegal, as the Federal administrative court in 2017. A preliminary decision for the Müller-case, is not. The Leipzig administrative court judges were office holders, even significant clear space, provided that they remained in the conflict objectively.
The court made it clear that it will be based on the case-law on the case, Wanka, however, constitutional court judge Jürgen Kipp, of the procedure the Rapporteur stressed that a "different case". You object to the Twitter behavior of Miller, there is a danger that officials of a government is no more likely to politically Express themselves, or only on the media of their parties are likely to use.
Nevertheless, it is clear that public officials would have to "exercise extreme caution" exercise, if you reported through government channels politically. A judgment is for 20. February announced.
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