Hamburg: police chief rejects criticism of police behavior

the behavior of the officers on Saturday was proportionate, he said on Monday the "Hamburg Journal" on NDR. "We see no reason at all for criticism." One of

Hamburg: police chief rejects criticism of police behavior

the behavior of the officers on Saturday was proportionate, he said on Monday the "Hamburg Journal" on NDR. "We see no reason at all for criticism." One of the Minors who had been arrested by the police, have thrown at officers in the mönckebergstraße with bottles and stones. Is it normal to take the Affected person into custody. The other youths had been detained for trespassing, assault and other offences. The police had acted "cautiously and proportionate". This was seen in the nature of the communication and Allow the demonstration. In this respect, it was all the more sad that 200 to 300 Masked, would have sought the confrontation with the police in connection to the Demonstration, stressed Meyer. "My impression is that the left try to extremists, to win the theme (...) for your purposes."

Critical of the Left to judge the actions of the officials. The domestic policy spokesman of the faction in the Hamburg Parliament, Deniz Celik, said the German press Agency: "in view of the death of George Floyd and the social discussion of racist police violence, we would have expected a deeskalier approach of the police. Instead, serious allegations against the police in the room, the need to be informed are.“ You will make a request to the operations.

Against the Backdrop of the violent death of the African-American Floyd seeds during a police operation in Minneapolis in the U.S. state of Minnesota were passed in Hamburg, around 14 000 people against racism and police violence on the street. Although the logged-on sessions were terminated due to the non-approved variety of the participants, had the police let the protesters for reasons of proportionality, first of all, grant. Following the peaceful rally, it had come to rioting.

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Updated Date: 08 June 2020, 15:27

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