Höchster Kreisblatt, Monday, November 13th, 1989, p. 2


SED members insulted

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Many top SED officials have been replaced. The SED decided to abolish all privileges of party officials if they are not "justified by achievments". State employees will be fully accountable for crimes committed on duty.

Some opposition organizations told the press that they fear their country might cease to exist. They accused the SED of opening the borders without having any economic concept for the future.

Meanwhile the people in the GDR more and more openly show their contempt for SED officials. A letter to the editor in an East Berlin newspaper said that SED officials get insulted publicly.

  Frederik Ramm, 2001-04-27