After his forced ex-matriculation from the University of Jena, he tried to escape East Germany via Bulgaria. He was arrested and detained at the Stasi prison Gera.
Dr. Carlo Jordan
The civil-rights activist and dissident was arrested several times.
The tenor was arrested with his wife after a friend attempted to flee to the West.
Der gelernte Schiffbauer war jahrelang Fluchthelfer, bis ihn das MfS Anfang der 70er Jahre festnahm.
The well-known TV presenter was arrested by the Stasi because she visited the West German embassy in Budapest.
The engineer was arrested by the Stasi in the late 1970s because of posters he had made.
The production manager of the German Film Association of the GDR (DEFA) attempted to escape with a colleague to Greece through Bulgaria in 1975.