6 July 2009

06.07.1989 - the opening of a four-day Kirchentag in in Leipzig, at which the social and political conflicts in the GDR were thematised as well as demands for political change. At the same time, alternative groups opened an "alternative Kirchentag" to protest at the exclusion of critical groups from the main event. The governments in Bonn and East Berlin signed an environment agreement for the clean up of the Elbe and a reduction in the air pollution in the GDR - epd.


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