Hans-Rüdiger Minow | AACHEN | | polen
(Hans-Rüdiger Minow)

AACHEN german-foreign-policy.com spoke with Hans-Rüdiger Minow about Polish demands for reparations for the mass crimes committed by the Nazis. Minow is the Spokesperson for the Board of Directors of the "Train of Commemoration." On behalf of the "Train of Commemoration," he had advised Polish and other Eastern European victims' organizations, which had convened in Warsaw in 2010 to quantify their reparations claims. There was a reconstruction of the revenues collected by the German Reich from mass deportations with the "Reichsbahn" railway to forced labor and extermination camps, including Auschwitz. Transport by rail, for the benefit of Berlin's state treasury, had affected three to six million people in Poland. The Federal Republic of Germany owes repayment of these revenues. more…

John Boyd | LONDON | | grossbritannien
(John Boyd)

LONDON german-foreign-policy.com interviewed John Boyd on the position of the British left towards the EU and the so called Social Europe. John Boyd is Secretary of the Campaign against Euro-federalism (CAEF), an organisation oriented towards the labour movement and trade union movement which has been calling for a withdrawal from the EU since it was founded in 1991. more…

Project Fear

Lave Knud Broch | LONDON | | daenemark
(Lave Knud Broch)

LONDON german-foreign-policy.com interviewed Lave Knud Broch about how in the Danish elite's EU supporters sought to convince the Danish people in the runups to various EU referendums in Denmark. Lave Knud Broch is a substitute member of the European Parliament for the Danish People's Movement against the EU. more…

Hans-Rüdiger Minow | COLOGNE |
(Hans-Rüdiger Minow)

COLOGNE On the occasion of the anniversary of the Nazis' November Pogroms, german-foreign-policy.com (gfp.com) spoke with the chairs of two prominent citizens' initiatives about German commemorative culture and Germany's responsibility for Nazi crimes. They are Hans-Rüdiger Minow spokesperson for the Board of Directors of the "Train of Commemoration" and Christoph Schwarz, spokesperson for the Board of Directors of "Stolen Children - Forgotten Victims." more…

Christoph Schwarz | COLOGNE |
(Christoph Schwarz)

COLOGNE On the occasion of the anniversary of the Nazis' November Pogroms, german-foreign-policy.com (gfp.com) spoke with the chairs of two prominent citizens' initiatives about German commemorative culture and Germany's responsibility for Nazi crimes. They are Hans-Rüdiger Minow spokesperson for the Board of Directors of the "Train of Commemoration" and Christoph Schwarz, spokesperson for the Board of Directors of "Stolen Children - Forgotten Victims." more…

Per Anders Rudling | LUND | | ukraine
(Per Anders Rudling)

LUND german-foreign-policy.com interviewed Per Anders Rudling about the roots that gave rise to the Ukrainian far right within historical mythmaking, initiated by former Ukrainian President Victor Yushchenko. Rudling is an associate professor in the Department of History at Lund University. He has published extensively on nationalism, historical culture, and the instrumentalization of history in various East European countries, especially Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania. more…

Anthony Coughlan | DUBLIN | | irland
(Anthony Coughlan)

DUBLIN Interview with Anthony Coughlan, Professor Emeritus in Social Policy at Dublin University (Trinity College Dublin), Director of the National Platform EU Research and Information Centre, writer and commentator on EU affairs. more…

Civilian Guise

Zoya Phan | LONDON |
(Zoya Phan)

LONDON german-foreign-policy.com spoke with Zoya Phan about the human rights situation in Burma. Zoya Phan works with the Burma Campaign UK and supports democracy and human rights in Burma from her exile in the United Kingdom. She describes life in Burma in her autobiography "Little Daughter" (London 2009). more…

Seyoum Habtemariam | COLOGNE | | aethiopien
(Seyoum Habtemariam)

COLOGNE german-foreign-policy.com spoke with Seyoum Habtemariam, director of the Ethiopian Human Rights Committee in Germany, about the visit of German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dirk Niebel, to Ethiopia. more…

Berhanu Nega | KÖLN | | aethiopien
(Berhanu Nega)

KÖLN About western support for the Ethiopian regime german-foreign-policy.com spoke to Dr. Berhanu Nega. Dr. Berhanu was elected as mayor of Addis Ababa in 2005. He was prevented from taking office, put in jail and released after 21 months. Dr. Berhanu who works today as Associate Professor of Economics at Bucknell University (Pennsylvania) was sentenced to death in Ethiopia in 2009. more…