Lawyer for German activists and gadfly of the Greens dies at 83 | app

BERLIN (AP) — Hans-Christian Stroebele, a German lawyer who defended members of the far-left Red Army Faction and later became the Green Party’s first directly elected constituency legislator, has died. He was 83 years old.

German news agency dpa quoted his lawyer, Johannes Eisenberg, as saying on Wednesday that Stroebele died on August 29 after a long illness.

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