On Sunday, September 27th, a coalition of non-governmental organisations invited round for the concerted action “DECOLONIZE MÜNCHEN – Kolonialstraßen umbenennen” (english: decolonzie Munich – rename colonial streets). It started at 10 am at the end of Von-Erkert-Platz in Trudering, an urban district of Munich.
Activists of different groups spoke at the microphone on the origin on the so-called colonial districts and elucidated German colonial history. They share the conviction of a strong no against of a tribute of being names on street signs for mass murderers and where massacres took place. There are 20 people, they all keep their distance from each other and wear masks. Continue reading