Potsdam (dpa / bb) - The AfD parliamentary group in Brandenburg has announced another constitutional lawsuit - in this case against the Corona investigative committee of the state parliament.

"We do not consider the leadership of the committee to be neutral," said the state parliament member Lars Hünich on Tuesday in Potsdam.

This would restrict minority rights of the group.

Hünich said it was about, for example, requests for evidence for the nomination of experts and witnesses.

"Applications are rejected with flimsy justifications."

The chairman of the committee, Daniel Keller (SPD), rejected the allegations. "As the chairman, I am committed to neutrality and that is exactly how I handle the deliberations and hearings," said Keller on request. All requests for evidence would be examined with the support of the state parliament administration and further help from a seconded public prosecutor. As chairman, however, he was not entitled to vote, but submitted a proposal for a resolution to the committee. "Furthermore, it is my job to ensure that the subject of investigation always remains the focus and that all applications relate to it and are admissible."

The AfD parliamentary group had pushed through the committee.

She wants to question whether the interventions as a result of the crisis policy of the red-black-green state government were proportionate and whether they helped to limit the spread of the corona virus.


The AfD parliamentary group had also announced a lawsuit against the obligation to test at schools in Brandenburg before the state constitutional court.

In March, the Constitutional Court rejected an urgent motion by the AfD parliamentary group against the access restrictions and hygiene rules for the Brandenburg retail trade.

In addition, the parliamentary group had sued against the public designation of a right-wing extremist suspected case by the Brandenburg Constitutional Protection.

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