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.