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Clause 175 : hardly any applications for compensation for homosexual

Only a fraction of the homosexuals of justice victims has requested a media report, according to a compensation. According to research of the "mirror" have be

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Clause 175 : hardly any applications for compensation for homosexual

Only a fraction of the homosexuals of justice victims has requested a media report, according to a compensation. According to research of the "mirror" have been received since the summer of 2017, only 129 applications - significantly less than expected. Federal Minister of justice Katarina Barley (SPD) said they suspect that many no longer wanted to "deal with this particularly bitter Chapter" of your life.

The previous Paragraph 175 of the penal code was sexual acts between men a punishable offence. The Federal Republic of Germany had taken over by the Nazis tightened control. In 1969, the Clause was defused, but it was only in 1994 definitively abolished. On the Basis of an estimated 64 000 people were sentenced.

In November, the Barley had announced that in the future homosexuals should be compensated, the pursued, but ultimately not been sentenced: "the fact That people were punished because of their love for same-sex partners, from today's perspective was wrong."

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In July of 2017 had been rehabilitated homosexuals justice victim officially, judgments were repealed, with the exception of if you sexual acts with under 16-Year-old ahndeten. Financial compensation a lump sum of 3000 Euro per Person and 1500 Euro for each commenced year in prison. (dpa)

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