German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center right, attends the inauguration ceremony of the memorial to the murdered European Sinti and Roma who were persecuted as 'Gypsies' in Berlin, Wedn

 

              German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center right, attends the inauguration ceremony of the memorial to the murdered European Sinti and Roma who were persecuted as
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center right, attends the inauguration ceremony of the memorial to the murdered European Sinti and Roma who were persecuted as 'Gypsies' in Berlin, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. The memorial was designed by artist Dani Karavan consists of a well with a retractable stele with panels carrying information on the persecution and mass murder of this minority under the National Socialist regime. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)