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Author: Christian Schulz
nominated for the German-Polish Tadeusz-Masowiecki journalist award 2022!
Leokadija Lescika runs a rolling village store in the small Latvian town of Liepa, about 120 kilometers from the capital Riga. The scenically beautiful region, in the middle of the Gauja National Park, is characterized by a lack…
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For over 25 years, the BBC gave voice to the silenced people of East Germany by inviting them to secretly write in to a radio programme called Letters without Signature. Broadcast on the BBC’s German Service, the programme…
Stanislav Vysotskyi is a juggler with heart and soul. Actually, the 37-year-old Ukrainian, who lives in Berlin, was supposed to perform together with 12 other artists in the current autumn show of the Krystallpalast Varieté in Leipzig. But on the day of the premiere, the news of the upcoming second lockdown reached them.
Mentally ill people played no role in the public sphere, in literature, art and film in the GDR. On socialist holidays or when prominent politicians visited, there was a curfew for psychiatric patients until 1989. The history of GDR psychiatry is characterised by enormous contradictions.Beitrag lesen