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German court ruled the denial of public spaces for BDS events is violating fundamental rights

Published on Tue Dec 08 2020 - modified on Fri Mar 12 2021

On 4 December, the city of Frankfurt has been ordered by a temporary injunction from the Administrative Court of Hessen to provide a venue to the Bundestag 3 for Palestine (BT3P) campaigners to host an event.

As the Bavarian Administrative Court, the Cologne Administrative Court and the Lower Saxony Higher Administrative Court, the Hessian Administrative Court ruled that it could not find any antisemitic claims in the BDS movement and thus lifted all room bans for BDS activists and supporters.

This is another significant victory for the right to boycott and an encouraging support to the ongoing lawsuit brought by BT3P asking to nullify the 2019 Bundestag anti-BDS motion.

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