Germany

The German Catechism

For many, the memory of the Holocaust as a break with civilization is the moral foundation of the Federal Republic. To compare it with other genocides is therefore considered a heresy, an apostasy from the right faith. It is time to abandon this catechism.

Contested Memory. The ‘Comfort Women’ Statue in Berlin and Dealing with Sexual Violence in War

The unveiling of a statue in memory of the victims of sexual violence committed by the Japanese Army in World War II has led to diplomatic tension between Berlin and Tokyo. But there are good reasons for the statue to have a place in Germany.

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In the Depths of Disin­for­ma­tion: this is how RT propa­ganda works

The fact that right-wing populist parties copy their rhetorical strategies from the Russian propaganda broadcaster RT is nothing new. But their purpose in doing so certainly is.