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| November |
November 7, 2013: The New American reports that German authorities are again under fire in the Wunderlich case.
| October |
October 29, 2013: A German court that ordered four homeschooled children to be removed at gunpoint over homeschooling has since said he won’t let the family emigrate to another European country where homeschooling is legal.
HSLDA Seeks Supreme Court Review of Romeike v. Holder
October 15, 2013: HSLDA has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case of a German homeschool family seeking asylum in America. A strong statement by the court in defense of liberty would counter recent attacks on homeschooling in Europe and elsewhere.
Maximum Penalty Demanded for Home Educators
October 14, 2013: For one whole year Thomas and Marit Schaum are to go behind bars because they are not willing to entrust their children to a public school.
| September |
September 17, 2013: A crucial hearing this Thursday could determine whether Dirk and Petra Wunderlich’s children come home. Desperate to be reunited with their children and seeing no other legal options, they have agreed to send their children to a state-approved school.
Attorney Says Seizure of Wunderlich Children Reminiscent of Communist Regime
September 10, 2013: Dirk and Petra Wunderlich have not only had their children seized by the state but have been pressured into remaining in Germany. Their attorney says these draconian tactics remind him of the oppressive policies of former communist German rulers.
Help the Wunderlichs Get Their Kids Back
September 3, 2013: Will you help us expand our efforts to communicate our grave concern over the abuse of this family’s human rights?
| August |
August 30, 2013: Government agents have seized four children from a German couple whose only “crime” is that they homeschool. HSLDA asks supporters to protest this outrageous act.
Farris: Germany Breaking Pledge to Protect Rights
August 30, 2013: Mike Farris, HSLDA founder and international rights expert, explains how Germany’s persecution of homeschoolers violates human rights.
Germany: Home Educated Student Achieves Good Marks on Exam, Recognized by Media
August 12, 2013: A home educated graduate uses his academic success as a platform to demonstrate the benefits of home education and call for its legalization in Germany.
| February |
February 22, 2013: ABC News reports on the Romeike’s political asylum case.
Federal Government Tries to Block Homeschooling Refugees
February 15, 2013: Persecution of homeschoolers requires a state to sacrifice the rights of conscience and the rights of parents.
Deportation of German Homeschool Family Affects U.S. Homeschool Freedom
February 12, 2013: HSLDA has appealed the Romeike’s case to the Six Circuit Court of Appeals—the federal court just below the Supreme Court.
German Homeschool Case May Impact U.S. Homeschool Freedom
February 11, 2013: The U.S. government’s latest arguments against granting asylum to a German homeschooling family could have profound consequences for homeschool freedom in America.