Vandalism Ruins Shoah Sculptures
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Vandalism Ruins Shoah Sculptures

A group of Holocaust memorial sculptures that have been vandalized repeatedly were to be removed last week from public display.

The 16 sculptures at Berlin’s Anhalt train station – in memory of the deportation of Jews during World War II – have been seriously damaged because of recent incidents. In October, there were three cases of vandalism at the train station memorial within a week.

The police have five suspects, and do not think that the incidents were motivated by anti-Semitism.

Stuart Wolfe, the sculptor, told the German press agency that eight of the 16 sculptures were so badly damaged that they are ready for the garbage dump.

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