Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Row after media seats at neo-Nazi trial allocated by lottery

Germany's most anticipated trial in decades against a suspected neo-Nazi will go ahead as planned, despite controversy over how seats have been assigned to the media. (SOUNDBITE) (German) MUNICH HIGH COURT SPOKESPERSON, ANDREA TITZ, SAYING: "In our opinion there is no reason to doubt that the trial can and will begin on Monday. That is what we expect." The trial of suspected neo-Nazi 38-year-old Beate Zschaepe is one of the most anticipated in decades. Beate Zschaepe is alleged to have belonged to a far-right cell that committed a series of racist murders over more than a decade. The court re-assigned seats using a lottery after its original allocation was overturned by Germany's constitutional court for not granting any Turkish journalists a guaranteed seat, even though eight of the victims were ethnic Turks. The new allocation, the result of the lottery, failed to guarantee places to major German dailies Die Welt and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,

© DailyMotion -

Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter