Photo Gallery: Politicians Debate Need for Greater Video Surveillance
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Photo Gallery: Politicians Debate Need for Greater Video Surveillance

Calling Big Brother Germans Consider Brit-Style CCTV after Foiled Bombing

Germany's former capital narrowly escaped a deadly bombing last week when a device placed on a train station platform failed to detonate. The authorities suspect radical Islamists, but they are having trouble finding the perpetrators due to a lack of recorded surveillance images. The case has reignited calls for greater use of CCTV in Germany.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan