(An RWE employee to a policeman during a railway blockade on 04/14/2015)
The journalist Elmo Elbrecht already accompanied several excavator occupations and blockades with his camera. Now the open pit operator RWE seeks for an injunction, in order to make him stop his documentary work on company premises. “If we would believe believe RWE, I would interfere with my journalistic activities the operation of the open pit and the Hambach railway. I do not agree.” says a relaxed Elmo.
Look forward to an exciting trial! Spectators are very welcome.
Thursday, April 21 at 1:00 pm at the Regional Court 52070 Aachen, Adalbertsteinweg 92, court room D0.137 ground floor.
New date: Thursday, July 7th 10:45 am, same location
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Update March 26th: New info on Huba at the ⒶBC! With an actual address for letters. Write as much and as soon you can!
After was negotiated on 22 March the appeal case of LAUtonomia activist Sara before the District Court in Cottbus, our Compa Huba was arrested shortly after the end of the hearing.
When Huba, who was until then a spectator at Sara’s trial, wanted to leave the courtroom, police in plain clothes and judicial officers blocked his way out. They confronted him with an investigation warrant, which was justified by an alleged risk of absconding. Then they led him away in handcuffs.
Sara was found guilty by the District Court in Cottbus (main hearing was on 02/29/2016) of having committed theft in minor value. The sentence by the district court turned out to be unusually high: instead of the normally usual fine, she was sentenced to two months in prison. She appealed against the judgement of the district court.
In the public appeal hearing, interested spectators were exposed to strong entrance controls: personal data were noted and identity documents copied, police in civvies and criminal police were sitting in the audience.