were you part of the peaceful revolution of Germany in 1989?
On October 9, Leipzig's anti-communists took to the streets under the banner "We are the people!".Military surrounded the demonstrators, but did not take action. The Stasi, East Germany's secret police, unsuccessfully attempted to spark violence by planting violent demonstrators in the middle of crowds.Honecker had to resign on October 18.
The non-violent demonstrations were a key component in the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9 and ultimately led to the fall of the East German regime. The German reunification happened within a year, on October 3, 1990.
by dutchman1951 7 years ago
Here is an article with Fair sources, I thought this might open a discussion on this? Your answers are appreciated.The Article:Arab Revolutions' melt all that was solid into airArticle by John RoseAn official banner celebrating Egypt’s Revolution at Cairo Airport tells of “Egyptians making...
by Ralph Schwartz 17 months ago
Anti-Trump Demonstrators think they can stop the inauguration - if they do, then what next?It's not like anything done in protest will actually stop Donald Trump from assuming office. Anyone brace enough to get near the actual swearing in will be cuffed and stuffed so fast it will make their...
by Reality Bytes 6 years ago
Protesters decry beating of Calif. homeless manAMY TAXIN, Associated Press, GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated PressUpdated 02:48 p.m., Saturday, August 6, 2011FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Angry protesters gathered Saturday outside the police department of this Southern California city to decry the death of...
by ixwa 7 years ago
Are the Messages of the Demonstrators Placards getting through, if so, why and how?
by Kathryn L Hill 3 years ago
I am so confused. What is the point of burning the American flag?What do these demonstrators hope to accomplish/communicate?http://nypost.com/2015/06/30/cop-haters … -nyc-park/Furthermore, a flag-burning demonstration is abuse of freedom of speech and should be legally prohibited…if you...
by The Frog Prince 5 years ago
Is it hard to tell an allie from an enemy? Or demonstrators from terrorists?Obama likes to tout his foreign policy successes. Really? Have you been paying attention to the violence aimed at both this nation and Obama himself since the anniversary of 9-11. Very title of this...
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