Aleppo Monument Sparks Fierce Refugee Debate In German City

An art installation in the German city of Dresden – inspired by the siege of Aleppo in Syria – has triggered a heated debate on remembrance and immigration. Over a million refugees have arrived in Germany since 2014, among them over 400,000 Syrians fleeing the civil war. Henry Ridgwell reports from Dresden, a city that came to symbolize Germany’s recovery after World War II.Originally published at –


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