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The interior ministers of the federal states are putting pressure on the law against hate crime. SPD politician Pistorius says: Greens and FDP are slowing down the fight against right-wing extremists with their blockade in the Federal Council.
Lower Saxony's Interior Minister( ) accuses and of blocking a law against hate crime and right-wing extremism. At the end of January, the stopped a law on repairs to provide information on inventory data for the time being because the states with government participation by the Greens and the FDP did not approve the law. With the draft, the grand coalition responded to the requirements of the Federal Constitutional Court, which declared the current legal situation unconstitutional.
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"The blockade of the Greens and the FDP in the Federal Council is incomprehensible and irresponsible," says Pistorius. "From my point of view, that can only be explained with premature electoral skirmishes." Neither the Greens nor the FDP have so far plausibly explained what specifically bothers them about the Repair Act.
Because this does not come into force, the consequence, according to Pistorius, is: A necessary and effective action against hate crime and right-wing extremism will be thwarted.
Pistorius initiated a letter from the Conference of Interior Ministers (IMK), which is to be sent to the chairman of the mediation committee,( ). The law against hate crime is of paramount importance. The murder of Walter Lübkcke, the attack in Halle and the assassination attempt in Hanau recently showed what agitation, anti-Semitism and extremist ideas could lead to, according to the letter that is available to SPIEGEL. “The radicalization is increasingly taking place online.” This would lay the foundations for later right-wing extremist acts of violence and assassinations.
The changes made to the Network Enforcement Act in the draft law continue exactly at this point, the letter continues. "By including a - clearly limited - reporting obligation for the operators of social networks to the Federal Criminal Police Office, law enforcement authorities can take more targeted action against criminal offenses on the Internet."
One is jointly obliged to "resolutely and by all means of the rule of law against hatred and agitation and thus against to proceed inhuman acts ", and ask Gröhe to" bring about a speedy agreement "in the mediation committee.
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