Hertha BSC has responded with increased security measures to the serious Fan violence last Saturday when League leaders Borussia Dortmund (2:2). As the capital city club announced on Thursday, is the “Introduction of banners, banners, block flags and double brackets” into the Olympic stadium from now “until Further notice”.

The heightened security measures apply to both the home as well as abroad areas. Are only allowed to fence flags from supporters ‘ clubs, such as the Berlin informed a little later on demand.

The response meets the Ultras to Mark: award ribbons and banners are one of your most important utensils when visiting the stadium, as the incidents show in Dortmund.

“15 years of capital mafia”

There had ignited the Berlin-trailer shortly after the kick-off pyrotechnics and the whole of the North-East area of the Signal-Iduna-Park are fogged. Referee Sascha Stegemann had to delay the kick-off, until a clear view was. To disguise himself, hiding the Berlin Fans of their huge Ultra-Flag, which was used as point of view protection.

On the Banner for 15 years, the capital of the mafia. When the police tried that huge poster to confiscate, it came to violent clashes with the security forces. It came to blows, before the riots moved to the anonymity of the Fanblocks back.

In a joint communication, had criticized the Dortmund and the Berlin Fanhilfe then the “excessive police action”. “Once again, the question of whether the Dortmund police, instead of for security, not to is, rather, a threat to the safety of the stadium visitors”, – stated in the opinion.

attacks with toilet pans

In the further course of the Berlin sanitary-destroyed equipment on the away bleachers of the soccer stadium and attacked the police with a broken toilet pans and sink. At a press conference for the Dortmund police had warned itself against “parallel societies in the stadium” and emphasized: “In this particular case it was the right decision to intervene. This is not a flat rate. But in this case, we have seen a Chance to intervene. The reaction of the Hertha Fans has shown that we need to address it.“

in Total were injured in the clashes, five officers and 45 people, only in Berlin, on the other side.