Friedenspreis des Deutschen Films: Das schönste Kompliment

Der Regisseur Oliver Hirschbiegel erhielt für seinen Film Elser den Friedenspreis des Deutschen Films ? ?Die Brücke?. more more

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Monday 29 October, 2007

Last week the 1945 Rechnitz massacre hit the headlines after British journalist David Litchfield maintained that Countess Margit von Batthyany, partial heir to the Thyssen industrial family, had taken part in the atrocity. But such speculations belong to the boulevard press. The real issue is the scandalous role of the German postwar criminal justice system in letting the perpetrators escape Germany unharmed. By Stefan Klemp
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