Popular uprising in the GDR: people in the East have fought for freedom

On the 17. June 1953 years were passed in the GDR in around 700 places about a Million people against the politically and economically tense situation on the ro

Popular uprising in the GDR: people in the East have fought for freedom

On the 17. June 1953 years were passed in the GDR in around 700 places about a Million people against the politically and economically tense situation on the road. From spontaneous strikes, a riot developed, with a Call to freedom and unity. Tanks of the Soviet army crushed the Protest bloody. More than 1500 protesters were convicted and went to prison.

"the Largest gift of postwar"

"It was not the West that gave the East the freedom," said Lambrecht. "The people in the East have acquired. The people in the East were the ones who brought down the Berlin wall."

Together, the Germans had been preparing with the unit is the "largest gift of postwar history," said Lambrecht. "We have to ask ourselves is always opposite to the direct attacks on our freedom: the low in our society genes, racism, the revival of anti-Semitism, all the vile enmity of right-wing extremists, the hatred and the incitement against dissenters constant." Lambrecht takes part in this Wednesday at a memorial event for the victims of the popular uprising in Berlin. Tarte - flash recipe: the fast Alternative to the classic PCP's Flammkuchen - the flash recipe: the fast Alternative to the classic

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Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 05:26

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