At a vocational school in Aschaffenburg, refugees are getting an education in German and in what it takes to live in Germany. And they’re learning trades as well. Success is uncertain, but for many, there’s real hope.
The EU has closed its borders, allowing Libyan militias and African dictators to violate human rights. With policies like that, Europe is moving away from its own values, writes Krsto Lazarevic.
Once in Germany, gay and lesbian refugees continue to experience verbal attacks and homophobia. They also encounter difficulties during the asylum process, as Knud Wechterstein from Rainbow Refugees Frankfurt explains.
The hostel residents had warned repeatedly about Ahmad A., but nothing was done. Now they feel misunderstood and distrust the authorities. It's an alarming development.
The western German town of Altena has been honored for its contribution towards the integration of immigrants into German society. The prize includes a cash award of 10,000 euros.
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