The people who arrive at the Cafemin refugee center in Mexico are escaping war and violence. For many, Mexico is just another stop on their journey. They hope to make it to the United States, but how they will get there is another matter.
German director Christian Petzold's latest work is adapted from a WWII novel – but the refugee story is set in a timeless context. The cinematic experiment brings the past into dialogue with the present.
Most of the more than 23,000 murders in the first 11 months of the year have been blamed on the country's brutal drug cartels. Violence has worsened over the past decade amid the government's war on narcotics.
Never before have so many people been on the move, migrating in search of jobs and security. Large numbers are coming to Europe, but the majority are on the move elsewhere. DW looks at three examples.
Pope Francis has used his annual World Day of Peace address in the Vatican to "give voice" to the world's migrants and refugees most in need. Defending migrant rights has become a key theme of his papacy.
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