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Germany

Country archive · 99 posts


Latest stories about Germany

10 March 2013

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Taiwan Denies Entry to Anti-Nuke Visitor Ahead of Protest

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

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Activists Worldwide Mourn French Author Stéphane Hessel

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...

11 February 2013

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From Whispers to Outcry: Sexism in 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...

8 February 2013

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One Billion Rising: Global Day of Action, Fighting Violence Against Women

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...

10 December 2012

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Iran's Diplomatic Missions Under Attack

Iran's diplomatic missions have been under attack around the world in recent weeks by Iranians and Afghans, for different reasons. The actions sparked a hot debate within the Iranian blogosphere,...

5 November 2012

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Refugees on Hunger Strike in Germany against Politics of Deterrence

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...

17 September 2012

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Sudan: YouTube Banned After Protesters Burn German Embassy

Angered by the trailer of a movie which insults Prophet Mohammed, made by an Egyptian in the United States and posted on YouTube, Sudanese protesters burned the German Embassy in...

4 September 2012

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Germany: Criticism of ‘Ich Will Europa’ Campaign

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.

28 August 2012

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Russia: Foreign Ministry Looks to Germany to Justify Pussy Riot Verdict

RuNet Echo

Russia's Foreign Ministry has made a series of comments that further enraging Pussy Riot's supporters. Spokesperson Aleksandr Lukashevich defended the recent verdict and lashed out at the West for ignorance...

11 June 2012

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Germany: Anti-ACTA Rally in Berlin – Signal to Politicians, Reminder to Citizens

"Don’t forget to be against ACTA" – with these half-humorous words organisers of the anti-ACTA protest closed the demonstration that took place on June 9 in Berlin. Kasia Odrozek reports.

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