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- ADEFRA: Black German Women
- HRNet, 23 February 1995. ADEFRA is an amalgamation of
Black German women and Black women in Germany to speak for
and represent themselves. ADEFRA fights for the end of
prejudices, discrimination, racism and sexism.
- Autonomist Jailed For Kurdish Hungerstrike
- Translated and condensed by Arm The Spirit from an article
in Interim, [23 January 1996]. In jails across
Turkey and Kurdistan, 10,000 political prisoners and
prisoners of war went on hungerstrike on July 14 and
solidarity hungerstrikes started across Europe on July
20. The hungerstrike by Kurds in Berlin on a city square in
a fashionable shopping district was brutally dispersed by
- Joblessness Hits Record High in Germany
- By Carl-Erik Isacsson, Militant, 24 February 1997.
The big-business press around the world made the point that
unemployment is now at its highest level since Adolf Hitler came
to power in 1933. Steps German companies are taking to slim down
in hope of regaining competitiveness.
- Students on strike all over Germany
- By Andreas Hippin, 29 November 1997. National aims such as
financial support from the state for students to enable them to
study without being forced to do jobbing most of the time, more
money for the universities for better education, more democracy
within the universities.
- Students demand education
- Workers World, 11 December 1997. On Nov. 27,
some 40,000 students converged on Bonn to fight cuts in
education spending. It was the biggest student action in 20
- Judge believes policemen who say they've
been offended by a Roma woman
- RNN, 10 August 1998. The judge simply did not believe that
the policemen had sworn,
Hitler forgot to gas you, you
pack of gypsies.
- Germans reflect on social isolation
- By Erik Kirschbaum, Reuters, 28 December 1998. Hardly a
month passes in Germany without a report of an isolated soul
having died weeks, months or even years before being
discovered. It happens all the time in an industrial