Syrian student Hussam faces a growing anti-immigration sentiment in the German city of Dresden. Every Monday evening, supporters of the anti-Islam organization Pegida gather in front of the Dresden opera building to begin their weekly march.
Hate speech vilifying foreigners two years ago has cost the far-right author Akif Pirincci a hefty fine. It’s been imposed by a Dresden court in Saxony, where the far-right AfD topped voting on Sunday.
The far-right AfD party did astonishingly well in the state of Saxony. In cities like Pirna and Görlitz, theaters and orchestras use art to combat the populist party, teaching children and teens about tolerance.
What's behind the Alternative for Germany's ballot box success? From Cologne to Dresden to Berlin, DW's WorldLink examines the phenomena behind the major parties' decline and asks whether money protects from populism.
A German court has ruled Dusseldorf's mayor had no right to cut outside lighting on public buildings during a right-wing rally. It also said he violated the law in urging citizens to participate in a counterprotest.
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