Featured stories about Germany
On January 25, an outcry rang out through the German-speaking blogosphere. Twitter users using hashtag the #aufschrei told their experiences of everyday sexism, sexual harassment and even abuse. Is Germany actually as modern as it likes to imagine itself?
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Latest stories about Germany
21 November 2013
Oximity, a new website for news reading and writing, presents Global Voices stories to their readers in multiple languages.
31 October 2013
Scenes and images related to the Cultural Revolution were removed abruptly before and after Ballett Dortmund's Red Dream opening performance in Hong Kong.
10 August 2013
Commentary from around the French-speaking Web on serendipity and cosmopolitanism, two key concepts found in the book 'Rewire' by Global Voices co-founder Ethan Zuckerman.
12 April 2013
The small island of Cyprus continues its race against bankruptcy. Following the European decision to tax all depositors, the Mediterranean republic faces a critical situation. Three options are emerging for...
25 March 2013
An interview with The Family Without Borders: Anna and Thomas Alboth, parents, travellers and bloggers, who've been around the Black Sea and around Central America with their two small daughters.
10 March 2013
A German man who marched in an anti-nuclear protest two years ago in Taiwan was detained at Taiwan's international airport and denied entry [zh] into the country on March 8,...
6 March 2013
Writer, human rights advocate, and French resistance fighter Stéphane Hessel, whose bestselling manifesto on peaceful uprising inspired the disenchanted of Europe and the United States to organize into protest, died...
8 February 2013
Every third woman will fall victim to rape or abuse in her lifetime. On February 14, 2013 an action day will take place worldwide to demand an end to the...
5 November 2012
On October 24, twenty-five asylum-seekers went on hunger strike in front of Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The protest in the highly symbolic location, which stands for the once violent division...
4 September 2012
Eleven German foundations started the campaign 'Ich Will Europa' (I Want Europe) to advocate for European integration. However, there has been some strong criticism of the campaign on social media.