Estonia and property restitution laws
Posted 09 February 2008 - 04:15 PM
Thousands of people in Estonia are facing the prospect of eviction from the homes they thought they owned, as a period of grace for turning property over to pre-World War II owners draws to a close. Over the past decade, some 100,000 of Estonia's 1.3 million residents have been hit by property restitution laws, among the most controversial reforms enacted since this Baltic state regained independence in 1991 as the Soviet Union fell apart. Most have already moved out, but 3,600 holdouts could soon
be shown the door-in what critics say is replacing one injustice with another.
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PS. that was the only site on the subject in English I managed to find right now...
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Some 13,700 Baltic Germans were resettled from Estonia by early 1940.
Around 51,000 Baltic Germans were resettled from Latvia by early 1940.
Baltic Germans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Posted 10 February 2008 - 06:23 AM
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