"We believed in the need for a revolution," says the activist and co-founder of Germany's Green Party, Hans-Christian Ströbele. He talked to DW about extra-parliamentary opposition, democracy and the Greens.
German authorities allowed hackers "controlled" access to a government network in an attempt to track the culprits. But politicians are upset they found out about the intrusion from the media.
There appears to be a majority of lawmakers in Germany's parliament who want the chancellor to attend regular question and answer sessions. Even Angela Merkel herself appears to have warmed to the idea.
Veteran Green parliamentarian and lawyer Hans-Christian Ströbele has ruled out running for another four years in the Bundestag. He follows several other federal politicians who've decided not to run in 2017.
Criticism of the decision to give Iranian political scientist Sadegh Zibakalam DW's 2018 Freedom of Speech Award is unfounded, Greens politician Omid Nouripour said. The Iranian may face prison for speaking his mind.
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