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Peaceful Revolution 1989/90

How did the Peaceful Revolution come about in 1989/90? When did the awakening begin? What stages took place on the road to German unity? Featuring photos, documents, films and articles, this website recalls this exciting time of great changes in East Germany. It presents faces of the revolution and shows sites where the protest grew.

Current information on the East German opposition movement

By means of exhibitions, events and publications, the Robert Havemann Society informs and educates on resistance and opposition in the GDR. The society has set up Revolution Stelae in Berlin, marking important sites of the 1989/90 Peaceful Revolution. The stelae bring the historical events back to life at the original sites.