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Alliance 90 (Bündnis 90) was an alliance of opposition groups in East Germany. It merged with the West German Green Party in 1993 to form Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR), German Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), was a communist state that existed from 1949 to 1990 in the former Soviet occupation zone of Germany. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (literally: Alliance 90/The Greens), the German Green Party, is a political party in Germany whose regional predecessors were founded in the late 1970s as part of the new social movements. ...


It was formed in February 1990 by New Forum, Democracy Now and the Initiative for Peace and Human Rights. It received 2.9% of the vote in the Volkskammer elections. For the first federal elections it formed a coalition with the East German Green Party. It was this coalition that merged with the West German Green Party in 1993. 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... New Forum (German: Neues Forum) was an opposition movement in East Germany. ... Democracy Now (German: Demokratie Jetzt) was an opposition movement in East Germany. ... The Initiative for Peace and Human Rights (German: Initiative für Frieden und Menschenrechte) was the oldest opposition group in East Germany. ... The Volkskammer was the Parliament of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany). ... The Green Party in East Germany was founded in February 1990. ...


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The Greens in Germany (931 words)
Alliance 90, composed largely of former dissidents and focusing heavily on civil rights, received 6 percent of the eastern vote and therefore received eight seats in the Bundestag.
Alliance 90 had grown out of the major human rights groups that demonstrated against the communist system and effectively brought down the Berlin Wall in 1989.
Alliance 90 also receives much of its support from this group, although one-third of its supporters are over fifty years of age.
Alliance '90/The Greens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1737 words)
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (literally: Alliance '90/The Greens), the German Green Party, is a political party in Germany whose regional predecessors were founded in the late 1970s as part of the new social movements.
A bicycle-taxi (velotaxi) in front of the German Bundestag in Berlin with the Alliance '90/The Greens livery for the German federal election, 2005.
This happened because in the territory of the former GDR, the Greens, in a joint effort with Alliance 90 (a loose grouping of civil rights activists with diverse political views), were able to gain more than 5 percent of the vote.
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