Tag: East Germany
Holocaust Deflection and Whitewashing
August 9, 2009 | Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld
Holocaust deflection entails admitting that the Holocaust happened while denying the complicity or various types of participation of countries, specific groups, or individuals despite ample evidence to the contrary. Major examples of deflection occur in those countries where, during the war, Germans were helped massively in the killing, deportation, and despoliation of the Jews.
Current Anti-Semitism in East Germany
August 1, 2007 | Dr. Thomas Haury
Nonofficial chronologies of NGOs give evidence of a considerable extent of anti-Semitic graffiti and destruction in East Germany. An extensive and deeply rooted right-wing subculture exists in the five new German federal states. In the last two parliamentary elections for East German federal states, the neo-Nazi Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands (NPD) achieved significant success.