the "Ottomans", a gang of Thugs from the red light districts Were, as "armed Arm" of the Turkish heads of state Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Germany? Appropriate allegations of the Green politician Cem Özdemir, according to a judgment of the Berlin regional court allowed, because they are based on facts. With his expression Özdemir on "true facts stated," the justification of the verdict, which the daily mirror.
The judge rejected a claim by the Union of European-Turkish Democrats (UETD). The Association, which today is called the UID, is close to Erdogan's ruling AKP party and to the ban in the summer of 2018 contact to the Ottomans. So the police were looking for in March 2018 in three States meeting points of the force; in the course of the investigation, there was also a RAID at a UETD functionary in Mannheim.
Özdemir then reacted via Twitter to the large-scale operation: "crackdowns on #Osman Germania & #UETD: There must be an armed Arm #Erdogan's," he wrote. And further: "In #Turkey's #AKP #MHP #Islam & Moral, operate, here is your #Ottomans Prostitution & organized crime. Fits.“ The UETD/UID was then legally against Özdemir: The Green politicians should pay a cease and desist letter to sign, otherwise, up to 250,000 Euro fine.
court speaks of the "weapons purchases and money
commits," The district court came a few days ago to a different conclusion. It was of "considerable public interest", whether and how the Turkish President is exerting in Germany influence. In the ruling, the judges refer to contacts of the Ottomans and of the UETD. Their representatives were purchases "of Weapons and money transfers came into the picture". In addition, the Ottomans, the events of the Association had secured. The court also referred to research by the newspaper "Stuttgarter Zeitung".
The losing plaintiff, UETD/UID-in-chief Bulent Bilgi, accused the judges of "to have a political, not a legal decision". "We regret the ruling," he said to the daily mirror. Just because the house of a single member had been searched, could not conclude on the entire Association.
Özdemir: Not be silenced, even if supporters of a dictator with thugs threaten
Özdemir, as a prominent Erdogan critic of Bodyguards from the Federal office of criminal investigation is accompanied, welcomed the court decision. "The verdict shows that we in a democracy, not supporters of a dictatorship to be discredited. Even if the supporters of a dictator with thugs threaten anzurücken,“ he said to the daily mirror.Cem Özdemir, the Ottoman-process in December 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany.dpa/Christoph Schmidt
His lawyer, the Berlin-based media lawyer Christian Schertz said, it is the impression of a pressing, "Erdogan lobbyists tried to complain by means of the German courts to silence critics". This is not managed in the case of Özdemir. Schertz is also a lawyer by Jan Böhmermann. The ZDF-Moderator had spoken in an "abusive poem" classified Satire to Erdogan. Parts of the poem were forbidden, the case is expected to be negotiated soon, before the Federal court of justice. Bohemian man 2016 under police protection, because he wanted to ambush the ZDF, according to the Ottomans.
Ottomans protested in Berlin against the Armenia Resolution
In Berlin, supporters of the Turkish Opposition reported today by threats and attacks from men who are supposed to be close to the forbidden Ottomans. Publicly, the force in the capital occurred in the summer of 2016, during a Demonstration against the Armenian Resolution by the German Bundestag in appearance. The Parliament considered the massacre of the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, despite massive protests from Ankara as a genocide.More about
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The former chief of the Ottomans, was recently sentenced in Stuttgart due to the obstruction of justice to a sentence of imprisonment on probation. Four other defendants were, among other things, because of dangerous bodily injury, extortion, and drug offenses more years in prison.