In the criminal process to the disaster at the Duisburg love parade is to the court’s intended Procedure. The presiding judge Mario Plein want at the beginning of the 97. Negotiation day on the main content of the so-called right to call reports.

A decision is expected in a few weeks. In the case of the right call, the defender, the state had on Wednesday, to the exclusion of the Public, lawyers, court lawyers and judges over the further conduct of the proceedings spoken. Parties to proceedings reported and then agreed that the district court of Duisburg wants to set the cases against all ten defendants. The process would end without judgment.

At the love parade on the 24. July 2010 in Duisburg, it was the only entry and exit of the venue a large crowd that 21 people were crushed and at least 652 injured. Are Lopavent indicted six employees of the city of Duisburg and four of the organiser.

The Prosecutor’s office made the right call on Wednesday, only a setting with monetary support for the accused was out of the question, reported by several lawyers. The defenders argued for a setting without restrictions.

participant called the atmosphere for the talks “businesslike” and “professional”. For seven of the accused, the court suggested, therefore, due to a foreseeable low debt-to-one setting without support. This applies to all the six municipal officials and employees of the organiser Lopavent.

the other three defendants Lopavent employees of the court have seen because of their involvement in the organisational processes on the day of the event, according to a preliminary assessment of a “medium-sized” debt, and a setting against the edition is proposed, said a defender.

Survivors and relatives had waited a long time for a criminal process that finally began in December 2017. Because of the size of the proceedings, the regional court of Duisburg negotiated in a Congress hall in the neighbouring Düsseldorf.


Previous articleRomeo, the loneliest frog in the world, finally has a Date
Next articleThe victory of the lesser Evil: the Tories’ Theresa May can not fall
Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here