The Federal constitutional court gives AfD a lawsuit against Seehofer

went to Horst Seehofer, with critical Interview-Comments on the AfD too far? The party complained against CSU interior Minister in Karlsruhe, Germany, on Tuesda

The Federal constitutional court gives AfD a lawsuit against Seehofer

went to Horst Seehofer, with critical Interview-Comments on the AfD too far? The party complained against CSU interior Minister in Karlsruhe, Germany, on Tuesday, the Federal constitutional court's ruling. With a clear answer: The Federal interior Minister with the Text, and contravene the principle of state neutrality.

"the admissibility of The public Relations work of the Federal government ends where advertising or influence, against the individual in the political competition of parties, or people will begin," said the outgoing court President Andreas Voßkuhle, on Tuesday, when its expected to be the final verdict. In particular, the back should remain on the handle with the office associated resources.

Seehofer was fatal, that the Text with the passages, a good two weeks on the website of his Ministry. The AfD had accused him, therefore, to have state resources improperly for the dissemination of a party political statement used. (Az. 2 BvE 1/19)

Seehofer had a controversial Interview to the AfD 2018 led

The Interview had given Seehofer in September 2018, the dpa. Immediately before the AfD had tried to group in the Bundestag, the budget of the Federal President to discuss. Your accusation: Frank-Walter Steinmeier have called "for a radical left-wing major event" that he had supported a concert against racism, the temporarily of the protection of the Constitution observed on the left of punk band Fine cream fish fillet.

Seehofer commented in the Interview with the words: "This is for our state highly dangerous." You can't "abkanzeln as the President of the Federal Republic". "The state is catabolic." In addition, he said: "The take a stand against this state. Because you can say a thousand Times, you are Democrats.“

According to the publication, the Ministry had the Ticker Text to other media reports on his Homepage - a steep template for the AfD. Because the party had complained in a similar case in Karlsruhe and had successfully against the then education Minister Johanna Wanka (CDU). Wanka had responded in the refugee crisis in 2015 on a demonstration call to the AfD with the Slogan "Red card for Merkel!" by Ministry-press release: "The Red card should be shown to the AfD and not the Chancellor."

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case Wanka: Ministers have no "right to strike"

This went on for the constitutional judges to far. So that all parties have the same opportunities, are members of the Federal government is committed to neutrality, were you in 2018. Minister may continue, therefore, with criticism of their actions and projects, factually, apart. A "right to strike" but you didn't.

In the Karlsruhe hearing in February, it was clear that the Second Senate is not expected to judge under the court's vagina's President, Andreas vosskuhle, the Causa Seehofer much different. The judges were very critical of whether such Statements could not be on other channels spread.

AfD party leader Gauland in Expression more than a slip

the AfD Leader Alexander Gauland had said on the sidelines of the trial, Seehofer had not done in the beer tent, a slip-up. "If I publish on the website of the Ministry of something, then it looks as if it is the state authority of office, and that the abuse of the AfD is then, so to speak, already part of the state. And that is exactly what is not.“

Seehofer had his parliamentary state Secretary Günter Krings (CDU) represented. This had pointed to the Statements as, admittedly, "the course" means. The tone in politics, but has become significantly rougher. A reaction should be possible. ECB: First Inflation, then a new monetary order is coming - what the saver is in FOCUS ECB: First Inflation, then a new monetary order is coming - what is the for savers

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Updated Date: 09 June 2020, 04:26

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