|Member of the German Bundestag|
|Born||9 July 1955|
|Political party||Alliance '90/The Greens|
|Alma mater||Fachhochschule für öffentliche Verwaltung, Hamburg|
Thomas Wüppesahl (born July 9, 1955 in Hamburg) is a German politician. He is a former member of the Bundestag. He was a member of Alliance '90/The Greens until 1987. His political skills are civil and political rights, domestic policy and the anti-nuclear movement.
Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany with a population of over 1.8 million, after the capital Berlin.
A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government. Politicians propose, support and create laws or policies that govern the land and, by extension, its people. Broadly speaking, a "politician" can be anyone who seeks to achieve political power in any bureaucratic institution.
The Bundestag is the German federal parliament. It can be compared to the chamber of deputies along the lines of the United States House of Representatives or the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. Through the Bundesrat, a separate institution, the individual states of Germany participate in legislation similar to a second house in a bicameral parliament.
Wüppesahl was a founder of a pressure group against Krümmel Nuclear Power Plant in Geesthacht 1975. In 1987 he became a member of the Bundestag in the Green Party faction. After leaving the party, he continued his mandate as an independent member of the parliament.
Krümmel Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant in Geesthacht near Hamburg, Germany. It was taken into operation in 1983 and is owned 50% by Vattenfall via Vattenfall Europe Nuclear Energy GmbH and 50% by E.ON, and operated by the Swedish Vattenfall. Its gross power production is 1,401 MW, using a boiling water reactor.
Geesthacht is the largest city in the District of the Duchy of Lauenburg in Schleswig-Holstein in Northern Germany, 34 km southeast of Hamburg on the right bank of the river Elbe.
The German Green Party has been present in the German parliament (Bundestag) continuously since March 29, 1983 as a parliamentarian party.
To establish his rights for working as a factionless member Wüppesahl launched and won a lawsuit basing on German constitution on the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany.
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The Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany is the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Wüppesahl was member of the Bundestag until the end of the 11th period in 1990. In 1990 he criticized the procedure of the German reunification gave no participation in the process to the population in Eastern Germany.Recordings and printed material show his presence and competence. Titanic Magazine dignified Wüppesahl 1991 as "the last parliamentarian". Having given 113 speeches Wüppesahl became the most active member of this period and one of the most active members ever. On the ceremonial act to the 60th anniversary of the Bundestag in 2009 Wüppesahl was introduced as the member of parliament who made copious use of the right of an independent parliamentarian to speak onto every agenda item of a sitting of the Bundestag.
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Titanic is a German monthly satirical magazine based in Frankfurt. It has a circulation of approximately 100,000.
At age 16, in 1971 Wüppesahl joined the Hamburg Police. He studied at the Fachhochschule für öffentliche Verwaltung in Hamburg. His education was centered into white-collar crime. As a consequence of the mistreatment of demonstrators at the Hamburger Kessel in 1987 Wüppesahl and other police officers founded Hamburger Signal – Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft kritischer Polizistinnen und Polizisten in Hamburg to support civil rights in police work.
The Hamburg Police is the German Landespolizei force for the city-state of Hamburg. Law enforcement in Germany is divided between federal and state (Land) agencies. A precursor to the agency, the Polizey-Behörde, has existed since 1814.
White-collar crime refers to financially motivated, nonviolent crime committed by businesses and government professionals. It was first defined by the sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1939 as "a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of their occupation". Typical white-collar crimes could include wage theft, fraud, bribery, Ponzi schemes, insider trading, labor racketeering, embezzlement, cybercrime, copyright infringement, money laundering, identity theft, and forgery. Lawyers can specialize in white-collar crime.
In October 2004, Wüppesahl was arrested on information by a friend and accused of planning a bank robbery and murder. [ when? ]Wüppesahl argued his intention had been to uncover the former policeman observing him as an unofficial police spy what he was obviously. The courts found Wüppesahl guilty and sentenced him to 4 years and 6 months of prison. After being beaten into unconsciousness by unidentified perpetrators in November 2006 he was transferred from Justizvollzugsanstalt Billwerder in Hamburg to Justizvollzugsanstalt Tegel in Berlin. He was released in October 2007. Wüppesahl's complaint for rehabilitation on the European Court of Human Rights has not been decided yet.
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The European Court of Human Rights is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights. The court hears applications alleging that a contracting state has breached one or more of the human rights provisions concerning civil and political rights set out in the Convention and its protocols.
Wüppesahl is now[ when? ] working as a qualified mediator and coach with a core on economical and political issues.
On 27 July 2013 Imtech announced that a criminalist officially named as "Mr. Y" had been consulted in 2011 to investigate the corruption in the reconstruction of the twin towers in Frankfurt. He identified more than he should; he warned the company in his final report in May 2011 about mafia structures and he charged the manager of the German subsidiary, Klaus Betz. Betz was covered by the company for two years. The investigator, identified by the Telegraaf as Thomas Wüppesahl, received a ban from Imtech 2011. When the corruption became known in spring 2013 the company lost a value of 1 billion Euros on the stock market.
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