The residents of Munich succeeded in building a four-meter wall around the shelter for refugees that is the result of prolonged protests in the Neuperlach district, reports DW.
The agreement stipulated that the wall should be constructed in such a way that it cannot be descrambled and used in the game of ball. The closest residential homes are located 25 metres and is separated from the shelter of the green lane and road. However, the residents of Neuperlach insisted on enhanced sound insulation boards. Seven of them filed on the Munich authorities to court because of the construction of the shelter.
Shelter in Neuperlach is designed to receive 160 young asylum seekers, including young refugees who arrived in Germany unaccompanied.
Local politician Guido Bucholz indicates that this decision is not simply contrary to the “culture of hospitality”, but will prevent integration of refugees. The Berlin wall was 40 centimeters lower, he said.
In October, a similar conflict took place between the authorities of the city of Schwerte in North Rhine-Westphalia and the local entrepreneur, separating the territory of the enterprise from a shelter for refugees with a fence of barbed wire. Later, as a compromise, the territory was divided conventional metal fence.