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Germany

2021

08

May

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German Muslims raise alarm over ‘headscarf ban through the back door’

Muslims in Germany are alarmed over a new law that they say could lead to a ban on Islamic headscarves through the back door. The law, which comes as France debates a hijab ban for under-18s, would allow for German civil servants to be banned from displaying symbols that “reduce trust in their neutrality”. Although […]

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Country: Germany
Source: , N

13

Apr

Germany’s far-right, anti-migrant AfD targets the refugees

Germany’s far-right AfD party vowed to campaign for an end to coronavirus restrictions, a tougher line on migration and an exit from the EU as it finalised its election manifesto on Sunday. On the second day of a congress to firm up its strategy ahead of Germany’s election on September 26, the anti-Islam, anti-immigration party […]

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Country: Germany
Source: , FRANCE 24

05

Mar

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Turkish lawyer defending NSU victims receives threats from neo-Nazis

Seda Başay Yıldız, one of the Turkish lawyers representing a victim in a trial against the National Socialist Underground (NSU) neo-Nazi gang, continues to receive threatening letters from the group with the signature “NSU 2.0.” Speaking to Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Yildiz said that she is still receiving letters with death threats and criticized German […]

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Country: Germany
Source: , DS

08

Feb

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German police beat up Turkish father, daughter

Basongen, who had come to Germany from Turkey in 2001 as a factory worker, said the incident occurred after his daughter had an argument with her friends, who then called the police. “While I was waiting for her outside, the police came within five minutes. The police had told my daughter to step away and […]

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Country: Germany
Source: EN SON HABER , AA

14

Jan

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Germany: More Than 1,500 Underage Refugees Are Missing

Currently, 1,579 unaccompanied minor refugees are reported missing from the German authorities. As reported by the Newspaper: Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung (NOZ), citing figures from the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA), these are 972 youths between the ages of 14 and 17 and 607 children up to the age of 13. Compared to previous years, the […]

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Country: Germany
Source: , MG

2020

19

Nov

German lawmakers back motion to ban certain Turkish associations

MPs back a motion asking German government to closely monitor and counter the so-called nationalist Grey Wolves group, following France which recently banned the movement Turkey has repeatedly said does not exist. German lawmakers have called on the government to consider banning Turkish associations linked with the so-called Grey Wolves movement, shortly after France outlawed […]

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Country: Germany
Source: TRT HABER , TRT WORLD

13

Nov

German police go on sprees to ‘hunt Turks,’ target minorities, research says

Racist officers among Germany’s police force intentionally target Turkish people and other minorities in what they call “Turk hunts,” according to a recent study on racism and police violence in the country. The research carried out by professor Tobias Singelnstein of Ruhr-University Bochum revealed that there is a structural problem among the German police, with […]

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Country: Germany
Source: AA , DS

24

Oct

EU Border Agency Frontex Complicit in Greek Refugee Pushback Campaign

Greek border guards have been forcing large numbers of refugees back to sea in pushback operations that violate international law. DER SPIEGEL and its reporting partners have learned that the European Union is also complicit in the highly controversial practice. Jouma al-Badi thought he was safe when he first set foot on European soil on […]

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Country: Germany
Source: TRT HABER , Spiegel

21

Oct

German police can access Whatsapp messages whenever it wants, media reports

German security forces can access personal Whatsapp messages of any user even without installing spyware, several German media institutions reported. Deutsche Welle reported by citing articles in WDR and BR media outlets that Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) attains the information of suspects via “Whatsapp Web.” The police have reached contact lists, written and […]

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Country: Germany
Source: TRT HABER , DS

29

Sep

Far-right German politician sacked for reportedly suggesting migrants could be killed

The far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party has fired a prominent official following reports that he made comments suggesting that migrants could be killed. The party confirmed Monday that Christian Lueth, who was already suspended from his post as parliamentary spokesman in April after allegedly describing himself as a “fascist,” had his contract terminated with […]

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Country: Germany
Source: SABAH , The Guardian