Meet David, Leonidah and Ali: a Jew in Hungary, a young woman with albinism in Kenya and a refugee in Germany. They’ve got one thing in common - they’re facing intolerance and are determined to fight it.
Sigmar Gabriel has said Germany has a special role in fighting anti-Semitism. While official statistics attribute most such crimes to right-wing extremists, a new study argues anti-Semitism is widespread among refugees.
Lawmakers have passed measures designed to tackle anti-Semitism in Germany. An anti-Semitism commissioner is a cornerstone of the proposal, but critics insist the newly created post will be ineffective.
Frauke Petry, leader of Alternative for Germany (AfD), has defended her party against criticism from the World Jewish Congress. She called the AfD "one of the few political guarantors of Jewish life."
Prejudice and discrimination against gypsies remain commonplace in today's Europe. A recent OSCE event in Berlin addressed the issue, with participants calling for measures to promote tolerance.
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