In recent weeks The East Side Gallery in Berlin has become a battleground. This 1.3 km strip of the Berlin Wall, decorated by artists after German reunification, is being partially removed to allow developers to build hotels and luxury flats. Berliners are up in arms and have hit the streets for the past four weeks to protest against the project. But on Wednesday the bulldozers appeared at dawn to remove the segments.
2014-07-22 Angela Merkel