Höchster Kreisblatt, Tuesday, November 14th, 1989, p. 2

Stasi Leader offers Self-Criticism

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The deputy state security minister, lieutenant-general Schwanitz, criticized the works of his organization, the "Stasi". In the future, they will not fight mere dissidents but only people violating the constitution. It is said that the Stasi service used to spy against the opposition and disrupted peaceful protests by violence.

  Frederik Ramm, 2001-04-27