Thursday, November 26, 2009

The 'law for the prevention of genetic ill procreation' and compulsory sterilisation in Nazi Germany: the law still exists

The forgotten victims of the Nazi programme of sterilisation of ‘genetically ill’ peopleThe ‘law for the prevention of genetic ill procreation’ was introduced by the Nazi regime in 1934. It is estimated about 400,000 people suffered compulsory sterilisation. But the exact figures are difficult to ascertain because many did not survive the ordeal. Although the German Parliament suspended the law


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