The statue was placed as part of a small demonstration in support of drug dealers. Three weeks earlier, anti-immigrant protesters gathered in the park.
30 October 2019
DEUTSCHE WELLE — An artist erected a statue of a drug dealer in Berlin’s notorious Görlitzer Park as part of a solidarity event with those plying their trade.
French-American artist Scott Holmquist erected the 3-meter tall (10 feet) statue dubbed “Last Hero” as part of a 24-hour sit-in demonstration from Sunday to Monday morning. It was later removed by organizers.
Holmquist organized the event under the motto: “Solidarity and human rights — also for drug dealers.” […]