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‘Can we manage?’ Anxieties and politicisation in German debates on immigration

On August 31, 2015, Angela Merkel uttered a phrase that many((https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/30/angela-merkel-great-migrant-gamble-paid-off )) have come to see as defining her 15-year tenure...

Trials of former IS fighters in Germany: Opportunities and pitfalls

German prosecutors are getting creative in their attempts to bring the crimes of the Syrian civil war to court. This includes bringing...

Ethnonationalist mob violence in Chemnitz demonstrates far right strength

The slogan “We are the people!” (Wir sind das Volk!) was one of the iconic protest chants of the 1989 ‘peaceful revolution’. It helped...

German charity excludes ‘foreigners’ from food distribution, sparking accusations of racism

A German charity organisation distributing food to the poor has been accused of racist bias after one of its branches excluded “foreigners” from its...