East Germany refuses to give legal effect to the judgments of the Volksgerichtshof, or People’s Court, of the Third Reich, thereby nullifying convictions rendered against Sinti and Roma people whereas West Germany does not. June 15, 1950 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People%27s_Court_(Germany) Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 15, 1952 In 1952, Germany pays $822 million as reparations for the Holocaust. June 15, 2017 Germany starts moving toward nullifying convictions of homosexuals, thereby removing their criminal records. Germany Wipes Slate Clean for 50,000 Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law, N.Y. Times, September 15, 2018 By June 2018, all countries in Europe, with the exception of Poland, have passed legislation to compensate owners for properties seized under Nazi and communist rule. Poland now considers limited legislation that would nonetheless include provisions for restitution to spouses, children, and grandchildren of now deceased victims.