Reminiscing the peaceful revolution in GDR

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Lately, I saw this mural about the slogans of the Monday Demonstrations in Leipzig (Germany) in Autumn 1989. They were organized by the „Neues Forum“ (New Forum) and eventually followed by the collapse of the GDR regime. There was of course no right to demonstrate freely then, so these people were risking severe punishment. I still admire their courage and their ability to protest without violence.

“ We are the people.“, „Visa-free to Hawaii “ (freedom to travel), „Free Press!“, „No violence!“, „Stasi (Secret police) into open pit mining“, „The (Berlin) wall has to go“, „Free Elections!“, „Freedom!“, „Bigwigs to production jobs“, „Democracy“ „New Forum“.

This is for Sami’s Monday Mural. Thank you Sami for hosting.

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