Success for the freedom of press

Kontext: cited a scientific Assistant of the two members of the State Parliament Dr. Baum and Dr. Merz with racist and inhuman statements expressed in Facebook-Chats. The district court of Mannheim prohibited these citation by interim injunction. The higher regional court in Karlsruhe corrected this decission on the basis of the appeal filed by OPPENLÄNDER. The public had an interest in hearing about the anticonstitutional opinions, represented by the scientific Assistant of the two members of Parliament. Despite the raised allegations of manipultion, Köhler and Müller-Boysen were able to convince the court of the fact that the printouts, included in 10 folders, were authentic and the statements were made by the right-wing extremist.

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