Friday, November 25, 2022

Finally, they've stopped covering for Stalin

Germany seeks to declare Ukraine's Holodomor a genocide

Roshni Majumdar
5 hours ago

German lawmakers have put forth a resolution to raise awareness of the 1932-1933 famine that led to the deaths of millions of Ukrainians as a result of Soviet leader Josef Stalin's policies.T

German lawmakers are set to vote on a motion to recognize the death by starvation of millions of Ukrainians in 1932-33 as a genocide, German media outlets reported on Friday.

The text of the resolution says the great famine of 1932-33, or Holodomor, ought to "join the list of inhumane crimes committed by totalitarian systems, in the course of which millions of human lives were wiped out in Europe, especially in the first half of the 20th century," the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported.

The resolution says that amid Russia's war on Ukraine, it is imperative to show that there must no longer be room to power-grabbing and oppression in Europe.

The resolution is set to be discussed and passed in the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament, next Wednesday, according to German media reports.

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