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People and Politics

Fight for Survival - the Saxon town of Seifhennersdorf refuses to die quietly

Politicians have given up on the small town of Seifhennersdorf with its 4000 residents. Since the collapse of communism, a third of its population has left. Factories and shops have been closed. Many houses are empty.

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The police force has been reduced, and the secondary school is to be closed. But citizens are fighting for the survival of their community and learning how to help themselves.