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Paragraph 129b – German Persecution of leftist activists from Turkey and Kurdistan

Paragraph 129b – German Persecution of leftist activists from Turkey and Kurdistan

Germany takes part in Turkey’s state repression and undertakes the dirty work of imprisoning Turkish and Kurdish dissidents. This is possible because of a paragraph whose roots date back to the German imperial period. Historically, the paragraph had been used to silence and criminalize the republican democrats of 1848, revolutionary social democrats like August Bebel and Karl Liebknecht, communists and anti-fascists in the Weimar Republic

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Frantz Fanon

Each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it, in relative opacity.

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