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Berlin Homo Memorial damaged again |

Monument to homosexuals persecuted under national socialism
LSVD Berlin-Brandenburg

In Berlin, the monument to the
Nazism again persecuted homosexuals who were damaged. Like the lesbian
and Gay Association (LSVD), the viewing window has been replaced by the
We can see a video with a gay couple who kisses, "intense with
smeared white paint ".

Jörg Steinert, Director General of LSVD
Berlin-Brandenburg, has lodged a complaint with the police against Unknown. the
The investigation leads, as with all hate crimes, to the protection of the police state.
at the National Criminal Investigation Bureau (LKA) Berlin.

Again and again, the monument is damaged – and the perpetrators are never arrested

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However, the chances that the unknown perpetrator (s) will be captured are extremely low: since his inauguration eleven years ago, the monument to homosexuals persecuted under the regime of national socialism has been damaged several times. The first time, three months after the inauguration, the window was broken. Until now, no culprits have been identified.

The LSVD Berlin-Brandenburg therefore has last year
a survey of members conducted to see if the memorial will be monitored by video
should. 76.2% of respondents voted for surveillance, 23.8%
were against

The LSVD members are overwhelmingly in favor of the video surveillance of the memorial

The memorial of the foundation to the murdered Jews of Europe,
who also manages the monument of the homeless, has already announced that
she takes care of the damage elimination.

The monument was at the decision of the German
The Bundestag was built and made public on May 27, 2008. It became
Duo of Danish-Norwegian artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset
designed and retaken the formal language of the Holocaust Memorial.

It is supplemented by an additional element: In
a window opening is in continuous loop a video with a
see kissing the same sex. At first it was a kiss of men, the 2010
has been replaced by two women kissing each other.