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- Germany challenges results WW II
- The Guardian (Australia), 3 April
1996. Chancellor Kohl rejects Potsdam and espouses cause of
Sudeten Germans formerly in Czechoslovakia.
- Again Germany Is On The Wrong Side In The
Fight Against Fascism
- Statement Of The Turkey Committee, Amsterdam, 6 May
1996. Germany's support of fascist Turkey versus Kurd
and Turk activists.
- Bonn Fails to Pass Austerity Budget
- By Carl-Erik Isacsson, Militant, 19 August
1996. The lower house of Germany's parliament (Bundestag),
voted for major cuts in social programs on July 10 and 11,
but less than two weeks later, the upper house of parliament
rejected the plan.
- 250,000 Protest Austerity In Germany
- By Carl-Erik Isaacsson, Militant, 23
September 1996. Trade unions protest the austerity package
to be voted on in the Bundestag on 13 September.
- Bonn Continues Attacks On Immigrants
- By Carl-Erik Isacsson, Militant, 10 February
1997/ The Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party and
coalition partner of German chancellor Helmut Kohl's
Christian Democratic Union (CDU), are waging a campaign to
blame immigrants for the high unemployment in Germany.
- Nazis Mobilize For May Day In
- From Arm the Spirit, 16 April 1997. Fear that the planned
demo by the neo-Nazi youth wing of the far right NPD marks
beginning of new wave of fascist attacks on immigrants and
- German Supreme Court Criminalizes Pro-Kurdish
- Arm the Spirit, 16 April 1997.
- Failed by the system—police
ill-treatment of foreigners
- Amnesty International, originally published May 1995 and
reprinted in AI INDEX, 3 July 1997. Many of
the officers allegedly responsible have escaped prosecution,
few, if any, have faced disciplinary sanctions, and none of
the foreign or ethnic minority complainants have been
compensated for the injuries they have suffered.
- Foreigners still the main victims of
continuing pattern of police ill-treatment
- Amnesty International, AI INDEX, 3 July
1997. Further evidence of a worrying pattern of police
ill-treatment where the main victims are
foreigners—first identified by Amnesty International
more than two years ago—is revealed in a new report
published by the human rights organization today
- October 3rd: Fire And Flames In
- Arm and Spirit, 15 October 1997. Issue of West
Germany's annexation of East Germany on 3 October 1990
continues to divide the German elite and left.
- Elections In Germany Spark Debate
- By Carl-Erik Isacsson, Militant, 25 May
1998. In state elections the substantial vote
for the ultraright German People's Union (DVU) was a
major topic of discussion. The fracturing of the main
conservative parties and increased political polarization
- German voters dump Kohl in turn to
- By Tim Wheeler, People's Weekly World,
n.d. . Klaus Steiniger, a leader of the Berlin branch
of the German Communist Party (DKP), told the
World the crushing election defeat of German
Chancellor Helmut Kohl is an historic victory and a chance
to do something about Germany's unemployment