Germany to quash thousands of historic homosexuality convictions today · PinkNews

Germany is set to rescind the convictions of 50,000 men sentenced for homosexuality under a Nazi-era law.Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is expected to pass the law today, which will set aside 30 million euros to compensate an estimated 5,000 convicted men who are still alive.“We can never completely erase the travesty of justice, but we want to rehabilitate the victims,” Justice Minister Heiko Maas told AFP.

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