Berlin Wall

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Berlin Wall

1961–89. A concrete barrier built by East Germany across the border between East and West Berlin to stem the flood of over 2 million refugees fleeing west. Over 200 people were killed by border guards while attempting to cross the mine-strewn and barbed-wire hedged area.
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The delegation also visited old building parliament building of Berlin, Victory Tower and a part of wall of Berlin.
Created after the fall of the Wall of Berlin, the Venice Commission gathers fifty member States of the Council of Europe and ten non-European countries.
Even Israel, which never accepted to have borders, and only acknowledged the Nile to Euphrates territories as its land, was finally forced to imprison itself behind an ugly apartheid wall, similar only to the Wall of Berlin (which did not stand long in the face of change, and people's will).