The labour court of Berlin has dismissed the lawsuit of the "people's teacher" Nikolai N. against his dismissal from the school. This decision was made on Wednesday. In the oral justification of the verdict, the presiding judge of the 60 said. Chamber, Arne Boyer: N.'m right insulted the state and the Constitution in a targeted manner and in ways that are inappropriate and despicable.
"people's teacher" comes from Nikolai N. a Youtube channel on the Internet and conspiracy theories against Jews rushed. During the day, the 38-Year-old since 2009 at a primary school in Berlin-Gesundbrunnen English, music and sports has informed. After the daily mirror had made a year ago, the Internet-activities of the teacher in public, he was at the beginning of may of the education administration, first notice and later properly been terminated.
The court looked at the Statements and Videos of the people's teacher, weighty reasons for an extraordinary notice of termination. N. was not suitable for the "performance of his official duties". The people's teacher channel, according to the chamber, a means of propaganda and Nikolai N. publicist wants to achieve effect. On his channel he'll let people get a word in, which had been prosecuted by the rule of law because of Holocaust-denial.
judges: Constitutional order and under pressure
In the Videos of the Holocaust and the victims had been put in question, said the judge. This is for public service employees to be inappropriate, even if there was no misconduct in the classroom. Moreover, the teacher does not want to adjust his Youtube channel.daily mirror people for Free order
Due to its history Germany has a special responsibility. The constitutional order of the Federal Republic of Germany am currently in the Internal and External political under particular pressure, the state must stand up and resolute. The state had to defend itself against those who identified with a different Germany, said Boyer.
Also in Berlin education Senator Sandra Scheeres (SPD), commented on the court ruling. "I am pleased that the court accepted our interpretation of the law. Berlin's teachers have in addition to the knowledge transfer mission is to educate young people to be responsible and democratic citizens. Persons who do not stand by our basic law and the rule of law, the Holocaust deniers give a platform, have a look at the Berlin school," said Scheeres. "The case shows once again how important it was to strengthen the Political education as a school subject, against the strengthening of extremist tendencies active within the framework of democracy education.“
The education authorities had accused N. to distribute in its around 300 Videos part inciting statements and the so-called Reich citizens are not that acknowledge the existence of the Federal Republic and its laws. According to the education administration students have viewed the Videos of the "people's teacher" and commented, therefore, the activities of the teacher had an impact on teaching. The employee is a teacher - and not just officials - to be committed to loyalty.
judge "people's teacher" Job in the AfD before
the lawyer of The "people's teacher" had complained in the process of a media campaign against Nikolai N., which had been controlled by the Berlin Senate. After the trial, the lawyer is important to clarify this: There was a media campaign, to which the Senate had jumped up. The "people's teacher"Videos are covered by the freedom of expression, says the lawyer. His client is keeping to the basic law, and had been for students and parents popular. "My client is not a conspiracy theorist," says the lawyer. It was, however, no rich citizens, if you tell the truth.
The lawyer for defendant at the same time, that the future career of N. to be destroyed, as a teacher, in fact. Judge Arne Boyer replied, as n. a journalist is involved, he may find a new Job at the AfD, the width of the media run. He played on the upcoming European elections, the Landtag elections in Brandenburg.
The presiding judge had been proposed by Nikolai N. and the Senate, for a comparison: at the end of the employment to 31. December 2018, as well as the payment for the since may outstanding salaries plus 20,000 euros in compensation. The judge warned both of them before a loss of face: "fundamental issues." The case could end up before the Federal constitutional court. The state of Berlin rejected the proposed settlement, particularly a settlement -.
Nikolai N. was released with a number of supporters before the labour court, the conspiracy theorist, Martin Lejeune had come as a photographer - but not as a supporter, as he pointed out explicitly. The negotiation was under police protection, before the access, there were bag checks. N. is considering, according to his own statement, now seriously, to go before the regional labour court in appeal. He is justice, he said. Even if he wins, will he consider carefully whether he wanted to get back in the public school service. Thanks to the revelation by the daily mirror, he had become known for his Youtube channel over very well. He is now a freelance Journalist, earn, but, as prior to his termination as an elementary school teacher in Gesundbrunnen - 3300 euros net.
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