While his family comes from Pakistan, rapper Ali As is a born and bred Bavarian. Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhry grew up in one of Germany's most affluent areas and learned how to fight prejudice with music.
While his family comes from Pakistan, rapper Ali As is a born and bred Bavarian. Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhry grew up in one of Germany's most affluent regions and learned how to fight prejudice with music.
From purely footballing concerns such as video assistant referees and the 50+1 rule, to socio-political issues such as right-wing extremism and increased police powers, fans across Germany have made their voices heard.
It's hard to fit in if your relatives came to Germany with just a box and pocket change, says German-Pakistani rapper Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhry, aka Ali As. He also tells DW how the refugee crisis has tempered his humor.
The Bavarian interior minister wants to close the "blatant security gap" in the three German states that don't allow random police checks. Critics say they don't bring results and result in racial profiling.
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