German racism: when politics no longer matters

As German far-right politicians attend a meeting at the British House of Parliament today, Arzu reflects on the crises of racism gripping Germany Today former Tory now independent MP, Andrew Bridgen hosts members of the far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party from Germany at the Houses of Parliament.  If the appellation ‘far-right’

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‘There is something wrong when free speech is exclusive’

Before Wednesday, Arzu Merali felt slightly optimistic about events in Germany. The British blogger and human rights activist drew hope from the massive German opposition to the Pegida protests rather than being discouraged by the Islamophobic expressions themselves. The attack on Charlie Hebdo turns that optimism into firewood. A conversation about the predictable future, citizenship,

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