The convicted Palestinian Terrorist Rasmea Odeh has failed, with its Express action against the withdrawal of their visa before the administrative court. A spokesman of the court, and the speaker of the Senate confirmed the interior. Odeh can Lodge a complaint before the administrative court of Berlin-Brandenburg. Not much time remains to her. On Friday, 22. In March, the deadline, the Odeh from the foreigners ' authority of Berlin for the departure has been set.
Odeh should report last Friday, at an event on "Palestinian women in the struggle for liberation". The anti-Semitic Alliance BDS, but also the network Samidoun and the “Palestinian youth” movement (Hirak) were invited. Both are considered front organizations in the EU as a terrorist organization classified the Palestinian PFLP.
First of all, the landlords of the premises, the Alevi of Dersim culture municipality had terminated, on Friday morning, the lease for the event. Also, the foreigners ' authority of Berlin, one on The Schengen visa for Odeh was repealed, it was also forbidden her to engage in political activities.
The interior administration had relied in its decision on the stay law. The political activity of aliens may be restricted or prohibited, if this the political education, the peaceful life that he wants to endanger the public safety and order or other substantial interests of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Previously, there had been protests and criticism from Jewish organizations. They had demanded that the German authorities step in. U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell and Israeli Ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff was appalled by the planned appearance of Odeh, who was involved in 1968 in a terrorist attack by the Palestinian PFLP in a supermarket in Jerusalem, in which two people were killed.
authority feared hatred against the Jews
Odeh to remain in Berlin, according to "taz" wanted by the Palestinian-born Jordanian to the middle of April to stay in the city. The immigration authority had found in its decision according to "taz", Odehs "presence leads to considerable hazards for the society". Odeh plane, in the case of an "event of anti-Semitic Alliance BDS to occur". It is to be feared that they "will incite against people of the Jewish faith to hatred". Their presence is creating "a climate in which it was good that Jews were to die, therefore, a climate of hatred and lust for murder".
The advocate for the "taz", the decision by the foreigners authority which has been designated take a political Position and does not contain any source information. The anti-Semitism charges against Odeh were not used. Odehs condemnation from the year 1970 before an Israeli military court not giving rise to a risk of her coming. "A visa cancel due to a thing, to be so far happened in the past, is, legally speaking, is a complete novelty," said the lawyer.
in Addition, the boycott movement, BDS have advertised the event, only the Alliance but this was not the organiser, said the lawyer of the taz. In the case of BDS, it was a legal organization in Germany. The anti-Semitism charges against Odeh were not used.
The former member of the German Bundestag and the Green politician Volker Beck sees it differently: "If BDS is supporting this event, it is no more belittling than criticism of the Israeli government, but rather a propagandistic support of anti-Israeli terrorism."
some Of the pages in the "taz - is rumored to be the pressure on the Berlin Senate and the German authorities were enormous: Because of the wide protest from Jewish organizations, due to the Statements of S-Ambassador Richard Grenell and Issacharoff. And also because the media had fun with it.
criticism of the state Department: the Embassy should never have been a visa issue
From the point of view of Berlin's state Secretary Torsten Akmann (SPD) had Odeh may never be a visa granted. The German Embassy in the Jordanian capital of Amann have issued the Schengen visa because of pressure of time "in error," said Akmann to the start of the week.
The "morning post" quoted the Secretary of state with the words: A simple Internet search would suffice to know that Odeh "in the anti-Semitic boycott movement, BDS" wanted to occur.
Berlin's governing mayor Michael Müller (SPD) had the decision of the internal administration, Odeh disclosed welcomes: "Berlin is a cosmopolitan and tolerant city, with no room for extremist Propaganda. Anti-Israeli and anti-Semitic resentment, Packed in liberation rhetoric, for us. I'm glad we have found a way to this Agitation.“
Senator Andreas hostage (SPD) had said: "freedom of expression is a great Good. If, however, it should be rushed against the state of Israel and against Jews, is exceeded the red line. Berlin stands for cohesion and solidarity. Fission and Propaganda have no place.“
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