Germany's 1968 student movement broke the silence over the country's dark Nazi past, and profoundly changed the country. Now, 50 years later, what has become of those dreams of a classless society, free love and alternative lifestyles?
Fewer than half of Germans worry that the crimes of the Holocaust could be repeated. A recent study reveals the importance of historical sites of tragedy and atrocity to Germans' collective memory of the Nazi era.
Fifty years ago, the leader of Germany's student movement Rudi Dutschke was wounded in an assasination attempt. His widow Gretchen tells DW why she feels positive about the social changes that emerged from the protests.
That Beate Zschäpe has been sentenced to life in prison for the murders of 10 people is small consolation for the victims' relatives. They have been abandoned by the state and Chancellor Angela Merkel, says Hans Pfeifer.
With SPD support down, the far-right AfD is almost certain to enter parliament in the upcoming German election. Meanwhile, a leading party figure has reiterated calls for Germany to stop apologizing for its Nazi past.
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