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Territorial Association of East Prussia
The Landsmannschaft Ostpreußen (German for "Territorial Association of East Prussia") is a non-profit organization formed on October 3, 1948 by German refugees to Western Germany displaced from their homes in East Prussia by the Soviet occupation and Expulsion of Germans after World War II from Ex-German Eastern Territories (see Evacuation of East Prussia). The Landsmannschaft advocates territorial revisionism—that is, the return of East Prussia to German sovereignty—and cites the Geneva Conventions and other human rights arguments to this end.
Membership is open to people who were expelled or evacuated during World War II or after, as well as people who emigrated in more recent times, exercising their right to German citizenship, based on a 1913 German law.
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