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Gesine Schwan ran for president of Germany, led the German-Polish Viadrina University, and is one of the few remaining political activists of the .... The 86 percent of Germans who said they trusted President Obama has plunged to 11 percent who trust President Trump, while French approval has ...
He uses the word Mitteldeutschland (central Germany) in reference to former East Germany - as if more German territories lie beyond the Oder-Neisse line which has ... But their son, my father, became part of a generation that confronted its parents and forced Germans to ask themselves: what did I do?

They are not grabbing headlines but their numbers are growing: 2017 saw 28 Japan-headquartered companies publicly targeted by activists, up from 20 in 2016. That puts Japan behind the U.K. on 36, but ahead of Germany with 19, according to Activist Insight. Activist funds which have either bought ...
Elsa Rassbach, a member of CODEPINK and the German organizations Attac, DFG-VK and Peace network drone campaign, explained how the troubled history of her country makes Germans so unsure about the drones. Sputnik: What is the attitude of the German public towards the use of drones, and ... NSA Germany
She believes Germans, having experienced the horrors of the Holocaust - the campaign by Germany's wartime Nazi leaders to exterminate Jews - are most qualified to talk about racism. Despite the rise of alt-right groups in Europe which oppose accepting the entry of immigrants to their countries, ...

Tourists flock to this district known for its trendy bars, cafes and a cuisine as varied as its inhabitants, a mix of students, expats and Germans whose parents ... when Germany's Constitutional Court ruled that the NPD had anti-constitutional objectives, but did not have the political clout to undermine ...
Germany: Activists bring coffins to protest against PKK ... Activists in Cologne city gathered with coffins wrapped in the German flag and photographs symbolizing German soldiers. ... "With this protest, I want to help the Germans to emphasize with Turks who are saddened by the news of their martyrs.
After Miguna Miguna last week drama at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Sheikh Khalid Balala has narrated how he underwent a similar predicament more than 25 years ago. The 60-year-old, who operated as a fiery preacher, political activist and an orator in the 1990s found himself in a citizenship ...
1 March 2018: Mr Puigdemont says he is stepping aside and he backs detained activist Jordi Sanchez to run as Catalonia's president. 21 March: Mr Sanchez drops his leadership bid and instead the candidacy is passed to Jordi Turull, who the following day is rejected by hardline separatists. 23 March: Mr ...
The rebuilt house of the civil rights activist Rosa Parks in Berlin, Germany. The small, tired house with peeling white paint once served as a refuge for Parks in Detroit. It has traveled across the world and back in an odyssey conceived by Mendoza and a Parks family member determined to preserve the civil ...
That marked the beginning of a titanic legal battle by Kenyan and German activists to restore Balala's citizenship. With assistance ... Kenyan High Commissioner to Germany Ogutu Obare, Raila Odinga, human rights activist Maina Kiai and officials from the Kenyan High Commission testified. The Yemeni.
American civil rights activist Rosa Parks' small house was rescued for $500 off a demolition list, shipped to Germany, and was supposed to be the ... After unsuccessful efforts trying to persuade the city to help save the building, Mendoza in 2016 carefully dismantled it and moved it to the German capital, ...
The 60-year-old who fondly refers to himself as “Okampo” was a fiery preacher, political activist and an orator in the 1990s. ALSO READ: 20 more Kenyans deported from US ... “My case was worse because I was deported to Germany four times. I was stateless for two years after the government revoked my ...
This was the first time that the German government published data on anti-Muslim attacks. Most attacks were committed by right-wing extremists, according to reports. However, since Turkey's military stepped up operations against Kurdish militant groups, especially those in the Syrian city of Afrin, activists ...
Last year, the German cultural organization the Goethe Institute awarded her the Goethe Medal, an official decoration that honors non-Germans. Last month, President Michel Aoun of Lebanon honored her as a commander of the National Order of the Cedar. “I am not a feminist writer,” Ms. Nasrallah told ...
Tanzanian activists, and at least one government official, want Germany to repatriate the skull of a chief who was killed after fighting German colonists in East Africa. ... “After hanging him, they chopped off the head and sent it to Germany,” said Mnyaka Sururu Mboro, a Tanzanian activist in Germany.

In an interview with DW, Reham Khan, the former wife of Pakistani politician Imran Khan, talks about her upcoming book, sexual harassment of female politicians in Pakistan, and her plans to return to the country. Reham Khan, Pakistani politician Imran Khan's ex wife (Getty Images/AFP/A. DW: Tell us ...
The projections, which appeared on Thursday evening and come five months since Ms Caruana Galizia was killed, are the result of a collaboration between local activist group Kenniesa and human rights activists PixelHELPER.org. Last month, Kenniesa activists grabbed headlines after projecting the ...
Activists have stormed the German consulate on the Greek island of Crete to stage a protest against Turkey's military offensive in Afrin, northern Syria. It was not immediately clear why they chose to target Germany. A banner hangs from the German consulate on Crete with the message: Resistance is Life.
Author Louise Otto-Peters (1819-1895) is a pioneer of Germany's women's movements. At the age of 24, she called for more female participation in decision-making and co-founded with other suffragists the General German Women's Association (Allgemeiner Deutscher Frauenverein) in 1865. The activist ...
A new hunting law is failing to address bird trapping, conservationists said on Wednesday, as they criticised authorities for not doing enough to tackle the problem. According to the Germany-based Committee Against Bird Slaughter (Cabs) and the Foundation Pro Biodiversity (Spa) the new law seems to ...
The pared-down version of Berlin's Holocaust memorial built by German political art activists next Pared-down version of Berlin's Holocaust memorial built by political art activists next to the home of Bjoern Hoecke, a senior AfD member critical of the Berlin memorial. Germany, November 22, 2017 KAI ...
Eight members of a German far-right group were jailed on Wednesday on terrorism and attempted murder charges for a series of explosives attacks targeting refugees and anti-fascist activists. Based in Germany's ex-communist east, the so-called “Freital group” had sought to create “a climate of fear” at the ...
Germany is not prepared to reconsider its travel warning as long as Turkey continues to impose a state of emergency, acting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said following a meeting with his Turkish ... Germans deserved to visit Turkey, "one of the most beautiful countries in the world," he said.
The Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has today confirmed in Parliament that renowned American actor, film producer, and environmental activist, ... the European Union, Estonia, France, Germany, German Development Agency, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, ...
A lifelong Newhallville community activist and a nonprofit dedicated to keeping local immigrants out of jail are the latest recipients of an annual award given ... “Defending and protecting immigrants was particularly important to our mom, Irmgard, who fled Nazi Germany in 1939,” wrote the Wessels' children, ...
There are no current leads yet, but could there be political reasons for the crime, as a German tabloid suggests? ... professional role and the reason for the attack, it wouldn't be the first time that a business representative in Germany is attacked, injured or even killed for his job and all that it symbolizes.
... watercolor artist and peace activist, died Thursday in Buffalo after a brief illness. She was 88. A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, the former Alice Myers graduated from Fort Wayne High School and from the Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown, Massachusetts, where she studied under the German-born ...
Germans could be going back to the polls if members of the Social Democrats vote against a new alliance with Angela Merkel's conservatives. The results will ... It's a delightful institution, the German kiosk - a place where you can post your parcels, buy basic provisions, read a newspaper and drink a beer.
Ro Nay San Lwin, a renowned Rohingya blogger and researcher who resettled in Germany as a refugee, said he is pleased that German scholars and ... Gate to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe where activists against genocides – including Bosnians, Tamils, Bangladeshi, Jewish, Germans, ...
She has been critical, however, of the free immigration policy which does not differentiate between people running for their lives and people who throw away ID cards and documents to lie about their age only to be allowed to stay in Germany. The German language version of Sputnik later published a ...
November 2016, which according to German media called on citizens to “arm themselves against refugees.” “He is believed to have illegally sold 193 permit-requiring firearms to buyers in Germany,” the statement from the Berlin prosecutor's office read. They added that Hungarian police searched two ... Italy
NEW YORK (IDN) – In its first formal response to a class-action suit filed by the Herero and Nama people of Namibia, Germany has asked a New York judge ... Justice after Genocide”, brought together over 50 Herero and Nama delegates and German solidarity activists in Berlin to discuss the way forward. Italy
"Put on a thick jacket,” the 18-year-old son of Albanian immigrants instructed the 12-year-old German-Iraqi boy over the Internet on how to carry out a ... And some rights activists have warned that Germany should not over-react and be too quick to alter civil liberty protections, questioning whether the danger ... Italy
While the rest of the world is in tumult, in Germany it still feels like the end of history: Germany is economically strong and politically stable, and politics ... the new generation's stance is different from the identity politics of many young American political activists; if anything, these young Germans agree with ... Italy
And in Germany, police have raided activists' blockades in the ancient Hambach Forest, where activists have been camped out for years trying to stop the ongoing construction of the Hambach coal mine, the largest open-pit mine in Europe. The activists say at least 10 people were arrested in the police's ... Italy
Writer, activist and educator Angela Davis will be featured Feb. 21 as part of the August Wilson Center's "Truthsayer" speaker series. Davis grew up in Alabama before attending Brandeis University in Massachusetts and the University of California in San Diego, where she became associated with the Black ... Italy
As they import to Germany the demands that emanate from the shareholder value theory, they undermine the stakeholder approach. Typically, US activist investors are indifferent to the interests of customers and employees. They care about maximizing yield and turning a quick profit. By the time divisions ... Italy
A member of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric, has surprised observers by converting to Islam. Arthur Wagner sat on the party's executive committee in the state of Brandenburg but recently stepped down for reasons he says are unrelated. The 48-year-old, ... Italy
Senior SPD leaders warned that a campaign based on personality, such as Corbyn's, would be difficult to recreate under Germany's proportional voting system, and German voters already have a more overtly leftwing option in Die Linke, which won 9.2% of the vote at the election in September. Italy
For many in the SPD, the measure is a “cap by another name,” prompting some activists to aim to torpedo the deal. But, presenting the new figures on Tuesday, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said the number of asylum seekers was still too high, adding that Germany still had much work to do to ... Italy
... disappointed” by the sentence of Wu Gan, better known by his online nom de plume “Super Vulgar Butcher”, according to a joint statement by the US and German embassies in Beijing. Wu's sentence was the harshest in a spate of politically motivated trails targeting civil rights lawyers and activists. Italy
That same person is also currently threatening the citizens of Germany. On December 15, Arye Sharuz Shalicar published a status on his personal Facebook page, in which he shared a report from the German newspaper Welt on Israeli security forces using live fire to disperse a protest on the outskirts of ... Italy
The warring factions within Germany's oldest political party know that the decision could make or break the SPD. The party has, for years, seen its popularity slide, most dramatically in September's general election – by which time it had served in a coalition for eight of the 12 years of Merkel's rule – when it ... Italy
Additional criminal complaints were filed by the National Council of Resistance of Iran, as well as the German Green Party member Volker Beck. ... or webloggers or political activists or religious minorities, ranging from the student protests in 1999 to the post-election protests in 2009 culminating in the ... Italy
Activists have occupied the remaining forests and made tree-houses ... Hambach Forest, Germany: While the world gathered at the German city of Bonn ... In this way we protect the trees and our climate," said a young activist. Italy
Throughout the United Nations climate summit in Bonn, Germany, activists have been protesting against fossil fuels. Early this morning ... Italy
Young climate activists from the Pacific say the Pacific flavour at climate talks in Germany is empowering them to talk to the leaders of polluting ... Italy


 

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