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Name: Jürgen Brand data: 2014-04-10 06:17:08 email:
Hallo zusammen,
nicht wundern, ihre Adresse habe ich in einem Gästebuch gefunden.
Ich heiße Jürgen Brand, stamme aus Magdeburg, wohne aber seit 30 Jahren in Brühl bei Köln. Ich bin Stasi-Opfer und Buchautor.
Das zweiteilige Buch „Hafterlebnisse eines DDR-Bürgers“ habe ich geschrieben und veröffentlicht.
Die Geschichte handelt davon, dass ich damals in Magdeburg die Ausreise aus der DDR wollte. Ich wurde bespitzelt und von der Stasi verhört. Einige Jahre musste ich ins Gefängnis, wo ich lange Zeit im Arrest und in der Einzelhaft verbringen musste.
Ob ich oder wie ich es schaffte halbwegs heil aus der DDR rauszukommen, dass erzählt das Buch.
Wie Sie in der Homepage lesen können, haben mehrere Zeitungen über die Buchveröffentlichung berichtet.
Beim epubli-Verlag übers Internet kann man darüber lesen oder eins bestellen.

Schauen sie doch mal hier auf meine Homepage.

Freundliche Grüße
Jürgen Brand
Name: Pia Maria Vogler data: 2014-04-03 11:22:49 email:
Misericordias Domini in aeternum cantabo(Ps 89,2)

Dear Professor de Zayas,

Heartfelt greetings from Oxford. My name is Pia, I am an Austrian social scientist working on the situation of displaced ethnic minority people from and in Burma. I am observing the peace and reconciliation process of the country and profoundly concerned about the suffering of the Muslim Rohingya population in Rakhine State. Last week we had a roundtable discussion on these issues, organized by the Refugee Studies Centre, here in Oxford. The situation of the Rohingya was abundantly discussed and particular concern was expressed in regards to the upcoming national census. It is the first census in Myanmar since 1983 and VERY sensitive in regards to religion and ethnicity.

Although I am just a simple anthropologist, I hold a pronounced interest in questions of social justice and humanitarian law, especially the protection of minority rights. In this respect, I find your work very inspiring. This afternoon in the Bodleian library I read your chapter on "The right to one's homeland, ethnic cleansing and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia" and then - to my joy - discovered your homepage. I look forward to learning more from you. Do you think we can compare the current transformation in Burma/Myanmar with the experience of former Yugoslavia or Rwanda?

Yours faithfully, in corde Iesu,

Name: hendu data: 2014-04-02 16:55:20 email:
<b>great site</b>
Name: Helmut Gobsch data: 2014-03-29 13:27:50 email:
Wer möchte des facebook-gruppe "Vertreibung der Deutschen" beitreten:

Viele Grüße

Helmut Gobsch

Tel.: +49 (0)345 - 80 40 559
Name: Beatriz Hernandez data: 2014-02-20 08:07:12 email:
Estimado señor de Zayas,

Mi nombre es Beatriz Hernandez, y la doctora Pilar Goenaga, la dentista de su familia en la era republicana cubana, me insistío que le escribiera de su parte. Soy cubana de nacimiento y fui criada en Nueva York, EUA. Desde un año vivo aquí en Ginebra y poco a poco estoy estableciendo contactos sociales e profesionales como intérprete inglés -español. Disculpe la osadía pero si tuviera un tiempo para tomar un breve café se lo agradecería. Estoy preparándome para el examen de admisión al programa de maestría como intérprete de conferencias en la UNIGE ya que son otras exigencias y niveles en Europa . ¿Usted conoce al alguien que haya asistido a el programa en la UNIGE? De antemano le doy las gracias por atender este correo y le envió mis saludos más cordiales.

Beatriz Hernández
12, Rue Cavour
1203 Ginebra
Name: Helmut Gobsch data: 2014-02-18 04:44:24 email:

und das habe ich Herrn Dr. Martin Schmidt (Auswärtiges Amt)

Sehr geehrter Dr. Martin Schmidt,

was sagen Sie zu dem Interview Alfred de Zayas-Verbrechen an Deutschen: ???

Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Helmut Gobsch

K E I N E A N T W O R T !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Name: West Papua Liberation Organization data: 2014-01-21 14:40:57 email:
Papuans occupied the Sahul continent at least 40,000 years ago. As hunting and gathering peoples whose ways of life were adapted to tropical rain forest, they occupied the equatorial zone that, after sea levels rose at the end of the Pleistocene glacial period, became the vast island of New Guinea. So, West Papua is Melanesian like in Papua New Guinea Country, Bougainville, Fiji, Solomon, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. West Papua had 257 tribes with 251 tribes’ language, when the census of population since Dutch Administration in year 1961 recorded 1,000,000 indigenous Papuan but when under Indonesia Administration in 1963 until now 2013 recorded that West Papua indigenous Population now 1, 760,557.

More than 50 years only increase 760,557 Papuan, it’s like silent genocide. Today thousand Migrant of Indonesia flew into West Papua every day finally they are the Minority in their land.
So many exploitation of Mineral, Oil, Gas, Forest, Fish, etc. but West Papuan still suffering in their land. So many Mysterious Sniper there to kill some Political Activist who struggle for their rights of self-determination, Militia setup like in East Timor. They called Barisan Merah Putih (BMP) like in East Timor they called Besi Merah Putih. So many HIV/AIDS sluts were sent there finally West Papua is the high top level of HIV/AIDS in Indonesia. Many kidnaped, murdered, Torture, Intimidation, Marginalization, Ethnocide, Genocide, racial Discrimination to the Minority of West Papua, the killing of clever mans of Papuan, disease epidemic spreading across land of Papua when Indonesia came, sick persons murder, the first Special Autonomy by Law No. 12 in year 1969 failed but they gave second Special
Autonomy by Law No. 21 Year 2001 and now Indonesia Government changed it to UP4B (Unit Percepatan Pembangunan Papua dan Papua Barat), Special Autonomy only text law but not real in West Papua and Indonesia never established the Law for
West Papua region as their Province of Indonesia, it’s clear that West Papua was not a apart of Indonesia Province like East Timor never been part of Indonesia because didn’t have a Law for East Timor Province. The Development in West Papua under the pressured of Indonesia Military and Police finally all Foreign Funding never developed West Papua. The International Journalists were forbidden to entering West Papua because the Security reason of Indonesia but in real is deferent because
there still done Silent War like the publication of Aljazeera TV about GOOD BYE INDONESIA.
Name: Veli-Heikki Uusitupa data: 2013-12-17 04:51:56 email:
Hello. I'm searching for contact information to Mrs Juliette Monnin Hornung. I'm very thankful if you can help me in my search?

Veli-Heikki Uusitupa
Screenwriter, Finland
Tel +358(0)445702988

Name: Jennifer de Zayas Carmean data: 2013-12-12 22:52:41 email:
I am mid-way through a PhD in Conflict Resolution and I stumbled across your name. I was suprised to see we have common roots as my father left Cuba around the same time you did and is from an offshoot of yours. After reading more about you and your amazing wor, I realized you are the person I would like to be. Any advice for a young person wanting to get into human rights and advocacy?
Name: Franz / Ferenc data: 2013-12-08 18:23:32 email:
Salvus sis o magister rerum internationaliorum!

I have to admit that writting to you is a real pleasure. I love your dedication and your strong commitment to international relations in general and to be honest I also share your interest in latin. I enjoy reading Ovid an other authors, so it would be nice to talk to you about our interests we have in common.
Please feel free to contact me.

With kind regards,

"Nelsonis molliter ossa cubent."
Name: Martin Gugino data: 2013-12-05 16:44:08 email:
The "rebus sic stantibus" is explicitly given validity by the lease, in the phrase: "The Republic of Cuba hereby leases to the United States, for the time required,".
Name: Dimitra Ekmektsis data: 2013-12-05 14:07:03 email:
Your Excellency,

I would like to help realize your vision of a World Parliament! My nationality is Greek, and so right now I consider Greeks as an Indigenous People in danger of being extinct, exploited, etc. by globalization. I am fluent in English, German (went to the best high-schools in Stuttgart) and Greek. I am unemployed, but my family is well off (large structural engineering firm in Greece) and I spent the first half of my life as a wild child in America, even working in the sex industry. At 45, I want to invest the second half of my time on earth having making an impact in Greece. In June, I will return to Greece permanently! Greece is in chaos. One way or another, I plan to get inside the powers that be and to change the terrible course they are on. Anyway, back to you... Your books, as well as your vision about the UN are right on time, and revolutionary. I will read and support you any way possible. I have very little connection to any member of the UN - except for one: Professor Rene Wadlow, the president of the AWC ( who started teaching me in 2009 how to write "UN-ese" as he calls it. Soon, I we collaborated on an incredible appeal, to free a Taliban hostage (Mr. Athanasis Lerounis) and our letter campaign was sucessful. The hostage was soon released, and is alive! I believe that he would not be alive if Professor Wadlow would not have stressed to everyone involved in the campaign that it is imperative to keep the campaign out of the media! So, I tasted some success with the UN. But I have done nothing since 2010. Now I feel I should start again... If you would like to read the appeal I wrote in 2010, just let me know where to send it to, since Twitter doesn't allow any links to be sent via Direct Messages. All the best, and let me know if there is any way I can serve you. Kindly, Dimitra Ekmektsis
Name: Martin Gugino data: 2013-12-03 02:12:43 email:
You mentioned that "The US paid 2,000 dollars until gold coins were discontinued in 1934." Do you know the method of payment - that is, did they pay in gold until 1934, or is there any still extant documentation? Possibly the Cubans know?
Name: Alexandre Warnet data: 2013-11-27 15:18:44 email:
Dear Professor de Zayas,

I am the coordinator of an NGO called United Humanity, based in Montréal, Canada, and we would be highly interested in inviting you (with other partners, such as university departments) to give a public and high profile talk in Montréal on your latest report and its suggestions and recommandations.

I hope this is a good way to contact you, and I look forward to exchange with you regarding this invitation.

With my best regards,
Alexandre Warnet
Humanité Unie - United Humanity (in French only for the time being)
Name: Pierre Delbard data: 2013-11-26 07:46:48 email:
Dear Professor de Zayas,

I don't know if you are aware of the difficulties in obtaining your English titles from Picton Press here in Europe but, just in case, I would like to share with you a recent email conversation I've had with Picton Press, regarding the purchase of a copy of your "Wehrmacht War Crimes Bureau 1939 - 1945".

I'd really wish that your books could be easier to find for European readers, who would really benefit from your work. While I can understand the concerns of the staff at Picton Press, I think that nonetheless something more should be done to increase the availability of your work and the ease of obtaining it, no matter how much it would be necessary to wait in line at a post office...

There are so few options out there, that this kind of approach is quite discouraging. I do hope that you will take this into account when new editions of your books will be ready for publishing.

With my best regards,

Pierre Delbard

[the email conversation with Picton Press follows. The most recent message is at the top]


From: [removed]
Subject: RE: International shipping to France
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:18:41 +0000

I'm certainly not going to argue with you about those issues with USPS but, anyway, I've used their service quite a lot in the last few years, and I think that there are several ways to make everything simpler. I don't mean that you have to change your habits, of course, but I'd wish to suggest you to take a look at the online options offered by the USPS site, through which you can prepare and print all the necessary documents and labels, including the international customs form.
I order many books from the United States and yes, I'm not accustomed to such expensive shipping for books that are neither oversize nor too heavy, and that's the only reason why I was asking in the first place. On your site you invite us international customers to inquire, but then all it seems is that you are trying to discourage this transaction, and this is a bit sad.
So, for the time being I'll try to find this title elsewhere, even if I doubt it will be possible, since the major internet retailers and shops in UK, Germany and USA don't carry your edition. This is a pity, because I know that this is a good book, and I think that you should be praised for keeping it in print.
With my best regards,


To: [removed]
Subject: RE: International shipping to France
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:05:28 -0500

I typed in 2 lb (you need to include packaging; the book itself, 384 pp, is only perhaps 1.5 lb), and got $24.15 for the postage alone when I quoted you $35. A customs form is required, and then a wait at the Post Office of up to half an hour while they type the foreign address into their new format on the computer. Presumably you haven't shipped something from America overseas in the past couple of years, as regulations have gotten tighter and tighter. In fact, in a leap into lunacy, it costs almost the same to ship to Canada, which is next door.
P&H means postage cost and handling cost not the cost of the stamps. Few people buy books for overseas delivery from America because the costs are too high and I agree with them. If you think that at $35 we would be making a profit on P&H, you are sadly mistaken.
Thank you for your interest anyway; it's a good book.

From: [removed]
Subject: RE: International shipping to France
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:35:20 +0000

I wonder if we are talking about the same book...
Correct me if I'm wrong, but shouldn't it weigh around 1.4 pounds ? In that case, a 'First Class Package International' should be less expensive than that. The USPS international postage calculator gives me that cost for parcels weighing no less than 3.3 pounds...
I would order with a credit card, of course.



To: [removed]
Subject: RE: International shipping to France
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2013 22:22:18 -0500

The price of the book is US $29.95, while postage to France by First Class is $35.00 including the customs form and waiting in line at the post office (since it is over 12 oz.).  Thus delivery of books overseas is disproportionately expensive, even if you have a US credit card to use for payment, thus avoiding wire transfer fees and exchange rate costs.
Lewis Rohrbach
Picton Press

From: [removed]
Subject: International shipping to France
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2013 16:23:15 +0000


I would like to order this book from you:

Author: Alfred M. de Zayas
Title:  Wehrmacht War Crimes Bureau 1939 - 1945
ISBN:   089725421X

and I'd need to know what are the delivery options and costs for delivery to France.

Thanks in advance for your help,

Name: Martin Gugino data: 2013-11-25 18:11:44 email:
The post below, about fences, is about the Naval and Coaling Station at Guantanamo Bay.
Name: Martin Gugino data: 2013-11-25 18:09:33 email:
The US has not established fences along the beach. The lease requires the leased area to be fenced: "The said areas shall be surveyed and their boundaries distinctly marked by permanent fences or inclosures." Instead, US military gun boats patrol offshore, excluding all vessels from Cuban waters. This procedure, if necessary, needs to be performed by Cuban gunboats, or contracted through Cuban authorities, or negotiated for with the Cuban Government.
Name: Maya Nogradi data: 2013-10-25 05:45:03 email:
I am sorry, the words following "of course I" would have been of course I "am willing to travel abroad in order to deepen my research."
Best Wishes,
Maya Nogradi
Name: Maya Nogradi data: 2013-10-24 10:30:51 email:
Dear Professor de Zayas,

I am Maya Chava Nogradi, a Hungarian student finishing a degree in Photography at the University of Brighton. I have decided to dedicate my graduation work to commemorate the German victims of the ethnic cleansing and expulsion that happened during and after the Second World War.

I understand that those who try to break this taboo are easily accused of revisionist, nationalist, or even Nazi thoughts. As a Jew whose family perished in Auschwitz, I can hardly be accused of Nazi thoughts. It is this “privilege” that makes it possible for me to shed an unseen light on the memory of the expulsion and ethnic cleansing, driven by a gesture of sympathy, not antagonism.

In the past twenty-two years I had time to understand the weight of the memory of my family‘s extermination. In these twenty-two years however, not once did I come across the story of the German victims. Some weeks ago, in a conversation, I found out about the systematic deportation and ethnic cleansing of the German civilians. My reaction was a deep anger and grief to the silence that surrouns these events. They died for the same cause as my family did: reenforcing mandates of power at the expense of civilians.

My responsibility as a Jew is to remember the Holocaust. But I am first and foremost a member of humanity, and only then a Jew. And my responsibility as a human is to remember these German people, making the point that their life was just as important as my family’s.

And here, I would like to turn to you in the hope that you can help me in my search for survivors and their families. I have plenty of memories in my grandmother’s house of the Holocaust, but I have no German acquiesces who could talk about their family’s sufferance. Would you be able to point me to survivors who are willing to share their stories with me?

Any material you would find interesting or important will be very welcome as well. (of course I

Thank you so much for your cooperation, I hope to hear from you soon,
Kind Regards,
Maya Nogradi
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