Capital punishment for offering immoral services?

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Capital punishment for offering immoral services?

Post by u3562285 » 23 Jan 2018 07:01

Hello, I've been doing research on German penal code as of May 1933. I understand there were revisions made to combat prostitution, begging and asocial behavior. Clause 361 has allowed to punish those "who publicly and conspicuously or in a manner likely to annoy the public incites immoral acts or offers immoral services". There has been a long-term work placement as a legal consequence.
My question is what were the minimum, the maximum and the most commonly given amount of time in a workhouse at that time?
Are there any refernces to clause 361 or example cases that are well known to the public?

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Re: Capital punishment for offering immoral services?

Post by StickShaker » 02 Feb 2018 18:54

Most Prostitutes were sent to Ravensbrück. Some were sent to other camps to work in camp brothels as prostitutes for non-Jewish/Russian inmates. Midwife's caught performing abortions were sentenced to camps to perform abortions on inmates

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Re: Capital punishment for offering immoral services?

Post by history1 » 04 Feb 2018 09:41

StickShaker wrote:Some were sent to other camps to work in camp brothels as prostitutes for non-Jewish/Russian inmates.
But still from FKL Ravensbrück.
StickShaker wrote:Midwife's caught performing abortions were sentenced to camps to perform abortions on inmates
Source? It´s very unlikely that someone who is imprisoned in a camp beceause executing illegal treatment should exactly this offense repeat there on SS-orders.

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Re: Capital punishment for offering immoral services?

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 04 Feb 2018 14:14

No source but haven't you somehow answered your own questoin/doubt?
"Illegal" when using your profession on own account - perhapts for money etc.
"Legal" when using your profession for medical purposes in a KL clinic or hospital by order of SS personel etc. There's a big difference. Counterfeiting was also illegal but was done by order. Many prisoners were used for special asignments because of their professional skills.
A camp prostitute (if any one cared) would also be "out of work" for a period of time during her pregnancy. And what about after? Earsier and not least safer with a professionally performed abortion by someone knowing what they are doing.

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Re: Capital punishment for offering immoral services?

Post by StickShaker » 07 Feb 2018 23:21

Prostitutes sent to camps to be prostitutes
Counterfeiters sent to camps to be counterfeiters
Abortionists sent to camps to be abortionists

Not sure how any of this unlikely. Need a source, read Helm's Ravensbruck book

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