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The Minister of internal Affairs of Germany Horst Seehofer banned in the country the activities of a biker group Osmanen Germania (“Ottoman Germany”). This is stated on the Agency’s website.
As noted, the purposes and activities of the Association are contrary to criminal law. “The Association is a serious threat both for individuals and for society as a whole”, — stated in the message.
The ban covers all 16 branches Osmanen Germania. The decision was made including the outcome of the investigation March 2018 relating to the structure of the organization. It is noted that on the morning of July 10 in the Federal States of Bavaria, Baden-württemberg, Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate were searched in the rooms belonging to the rockers.
The interior Ministry added that Osmanen Germania has positioned itself as a Boxing club and organization for young people, although in reality the goal of its members — the struggle for power and the seizure of territories of other similar organizations. In particular, in the past they repeatedly came into the view of police due to the application people serious injury and attempted murder. Mostly this occurred in clashes with the now-defunct Kurdish biker gang Bahoz.
According to Deutsche Welle, Osmanen Germania brings together boxers, rockers biker club. In total, the organization has about 2,5 thousand members across the country.
According to police, she is sponsored by the ruling Turkish Party of justice and development party (AKP), headed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is reported that the money directly or through intermediaries handed the club Metin Kulung member of the AKP and a Trustee of the Turkish leader. For this, an Amateur boxer was to pursue living in Germany Kurds, and of Erdogan’s opponents.
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