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Archive for May 28th, 2008

A 600 000 euro concrete memorial has been inaugurated in Germany, to honour the thousands of homosexuals that were persecuted by the Nazis between 1933 and 1945.

Unveiled in Berlin, the monument (photo, from metronews.ca) is four-metre high and shows, through a window, a film of two men kissing. (more…)

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Mourning ceremonies have turned into protest events in recent days, for parents whose children were crushed to death in their classrooms during the earthquake in Sichuan Province.

The protest forced officials to address a growing political backlash over shoddy construction of public schools.

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