Memorial welcomes Cuban blogger
Today, Cuban dissenter Yoani Sánchez visited during her first travel abroad in ten years the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial. Contemporary witness and compatriot Jorge Luís García Vázquez guided her through the former central Stasi remand prison.
American author visits Hohenschönhausen Memorial
Last Saturday (4th May), American author Jonathan Franzen participated in a guided tour with contemporary witness Vera Lengsfeld through the former central remand prison of the GDR Ministry of State Security.
Belgian pupils donate sculpture
Yesterday, 23rd April, pupils from Antwerp Institute of Applied Arts visited the Memorial at the former Stasi prison in Hohenschönhausen in order to donate a sculpture representing a former prisoner's experiences in jail.
We are moving
From 18th February to 1st March the Memorial's offices are moving. Please note that telephone and internet connection might be interrupted in the meantime.