The Berlin International Human Rights Congress (BIHRC)
"Human Rights and Democracy in a Globalized World - Moving Towards an International Consensus"
(Berlin; October 1st - 4th, 2010)
Human Rights Introduction
October 10, 1981
Anti-Nuclear demonstrations in Bonn
During a wave of resistance to Cold War politics, hundreds of thousands gather in Bonn to protest the presence of NATO weapons in Western Europe. Amidst these protests across Europe, public pressure grows. In the GDR, a peace movement builds momentum from concerns regarding the use of nuclear energy.