Documentary evidence of the systematic violation of legal rights in the Soviet Zone of Germany from 1954 to 1958.
This edition is an extract of the document collection “Unrecht als System”, part III. The document collection “Injustice The Regime” reveals the causes of this stream of refugees constantly flowing to the West. It makes it clear, especially to jurists, what almost unimaginable consequences result from the abuse of law as a means for the achievement of political aims.
Statements made by administrative offices, courts, and leading personalities in the Soviet Zone are reproduced herein to deliver an objective report on the judicial and administrative practice of the Soviet Zone, and to help the reader in gaining a true impression of a system of law, whose representatives assiduously ignore the violations of law and arbitrary actions committed in the name of ‘socialist justice’. which their so eagerly propagate.
East Germany-rights soviet occupation-report-1959-eng (full text in English, PDF)
East Germany-rights soviet occupation-report-1959-fra (full text in French, PDF)