Berlin Court Reverses Injunctions; Allows Incitement to Violence in the Name of Art
Date of incident: December 15, 2015
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Morals
Area of case: Arts / Governmental
In the name of artistic expression, a Berlin court reversed injunctions it had issued and has now permitted the staging of a play ("Fear") which displays photos of pro-family organizers and explicitly incites hatred against them.The play shows photographs of, among others, Hedwig von Beverfoerde (the leader of the pro-family movement Demo für Alle) and Beatrix von Storch (conservative MEP), both of whom have recent targets of attacks.