Eröffnung: Bayreuther Festspiele

Am 25. Juli 2015 begannen die 104. Bayreuther Festspiele mit der Neuinszenierung von Richard Wagners Liebesdrama <i>Tristan und Isolde</i>. 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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