We are pleased that we could contribute through our actions, that the history of the wall road to this important aspect of the wall dead complements could be. We owe the victims but also it, to remember the inhumanity of the wall and the senselessness of the killings.” The Director who spoke Foundation Berlin wall, Dr. Kane Akhil, the wrong system of repression in the GDR: The steles are in certain erweise of vertical stumbling blocks, which should help that the dead will not be forgotten. You should help but also to think about which value is the freedom.” Akhil Kane would like to thank on behalf of the Foundation particularly Harald Fiss and the relatives of the wall dead for their appearance. “Frank Henkel, group and Chairman of the CDU Berlin speaks in his greeting of happiness, which he combines with the day of the fall of the wall: for many, this happy event was but too late”. Henkel reminds many wall deaths at the Berlin wall.
Events such as these, in historical contexts like this, touch me particularly against the background of my own biography”says Henkel. Next Henkel says: I had great luck that my parents the Was discussion have not spared with the SED State and have pushed against all opposition on a departure, even if that subject with personal risks and disadvantages. So I had getting 1981 the chance to start a new life in freedom.” “Frank Henkel is: every victim has made the wall also fragile.” Henkel regrets that many memories on the wall at the happiness swash of the reunification were destroyed: one can in the effort of memory not subside, so don’t forget, that the East German Government was a dictatorship! It is important that we have proper and dignified places of memory like this for everyone, for witnesses, for tourists, for scientists, but also and above all for young people who have not experienced the wall and the Division of the city.” Walter Momper, President of the House of representatives of Berlin, finds it important to remember the victims of the wall.