What is the 27. October before and in the away block in the Dortmund Westphalia stadium is happening? The answers to this question from supporters on the one hand, and the club and police on the other hand, immediately after the game and in the following days, extremely. Hertha BSC and the police condemn the behavior of the Berlin sniper, the saw, however, in the role of victim of a police attack. Four months later, the representations go further apart.
Fritz Müller was at the game on the spot. He's involved with the volunteer composite Fanhilfe Hertha BSC, stands up for Fan rights. Müller and large parts of the active Hertha supporters continue to be the reason for the police operation in question. The forces wanted to take a Flag that has been placed in the area between the Fan Block and the playing field, as would have masked the Berlin-based "protection" of this and a massive pyrotechnics ignited. Müller denies that the Flag was used for the goddamn mask, which can detect the police thanks to the camera shots would be, as it was confirmed by several lawyers, the Fanhilfe. The Block had been "at any time" for the police to see. This statement would not like to comment on the Dortmund police, she refers to the ongoing investigation.
Fanhilfe speaks of attack on the appeal of the block
The officials resorted to batons and pepper spray. To fight back, according to police. Müller speaks of a "attack on the visitors' block." The police don't want to rate your application on request in retrospect. After the incidents at the time, the police are describing as "the most serious crimes committed by visitors to the game from Berlin",, have you used a fact-finding Commission, which is leading the investigation into the incidents in the stadium. "These investigations are still in progress," it says.
Hertha BSC responds to the request, whether it had changed in the evaluation of the events in the context of the workup of something: "We have already made directly after the incidents in Dortmund it clear that we want a full workup, and critical examination of the events. Because nothing has changed."
Around 80 Herthaner were injured according to Mueller, some of them suffered bone fractures. The police reported 45 people injured. Several Herthaner presented the police officers with PVC banner to poles ready to fight, a Pyro-torch was thrown straight to the police, the sanitary facilities of the guest area were destroyed. Müller does not want to gloss over the reaction of the Hertha Fans, but says that the attack of the police ran out. She was a massive action against Fans. "So it came to short-circuit reactions."
The club Borussia Dortmund, the fan support and the fan project of the BVB would have advised against the police in a discussion of the use of clearly. "Because you knew from the past that you can be after the game, the people you identified, get hold of," said Müller, who also says: "One can assume that, to us, an example was made."at the beginning of the end. The pyrotechnics was the trigger of the conflict.Photo: Bernd Thissen/dpa
The police refers to the clear positioning of Hertha BSC after the game, "many people injured" by the flue gases as a result of the massive pyrotechnics from the guest block and clear reactions from the media and from the population would have welcomed the use of. "No one can speak, therefore, to assume that only we have advocated the use of", according to police. After the game, they reported ten of the visitors, contributed by the use of pyrotechnics injuries to the respiratory tract.
Hertha donated in the Wake of the incurred penalty of 135,000 euros to 35,000 euros to the police Foundation of North Rhine-Westphalia. The Fans enraged. In your opinion, from perpetrators to victims were made. Not Once had been asked how the injured Fans would have perceived the Situation. "The Association didn't give a damn about what is happening there with its viewers," says Müller. "We are for quite some time with our active Fan scene back in the regular dialogue. These Meetings are designed to for the reappraisal of events of the past, but rather to work together and to agree on how we want to work together to the future", said the Hertha BSC on demand.
For the following game against RB Leipzig in the Eastern part was subject to sanctions. Fan paraphernalia, such as banners or double-holders were not allowed to be brought into the stadium. "The reaction of the management was, and is, for us, is more than questionable. To condemn without a precise knowledge of not only the Fans of the Situation. A video analysis alone is not enough," from the Fanhilfe.
"it is Unclear how data in the police
What is Fritz Müller and the Fanhilfe also has landed", are unclear processes in dealing with data of various Hertha Fans. Of which should have been some due to the inhalation of the pepper spray in the case of the medics on site treated, and where their names and addresses for the health insurance connection. These Fans would get according to the Fanhilfe then Post of the Dortmund police, in which they were in turn asked whether the treatments were due to the inhalation of the pyrotechnics necessary.
"It is unclear how this data will be in the police landed," says Müller. In addition, several Fans are waiting for the edits to your Ads that you have placed against the head. “With regard to the criminal accusations against members of the police in Dortmund, I refer to the police in Recklinghausen. Due to neutrality reasons, investigations against members of the Dortmund police are managed generally there,” replied the police in your opinion.More about
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After the game, the Herthaner had been permitted, contrary to the original representation of the police, the leave the stadium, normal, and without a police escort, to the Dortmund Central railway station. Fixed, no one was taken immediately after the game, the stadium bans were not issued. "The Hertha Fans were occupied after the end of the Game with an accompanying measure by the police. In the area of the main railway station, there was still the Problem that a part of the rear traveler Fans wanted to get rid of the platform. Here it required further talks until the platform was cleared, and the second special train was entering the U-Bahn-station" by the police.