Order against human rights campaigner to stay away from Frankfurt Airport confirmed

German Supreme Court (BGH) confirmed an order by Frankfurt Airport against a human rights campaigner to stay away from the airport premises. The campaigner had handed out flyers to passengers containing a protest against deportation of a foreigner and asking passengers to refuse to turn off their cell phones in order to impede take off. BGH held that the airport was entitled to prevent the campaigner from entering its premises as she caused disruption of the airport operation. The campaigner could not rely on her freedom of free speech as there was no obligation of the airport to tolerate interferences in air traffic (BGH 20.01.2006, V ZR 134/05).

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