Will Germany really manage to integrate all the refugees who enter the country? Do the New Year's Eve incidents indicate that a clash of civilizations is imminent? SPD Foreign Affairs spokesman Rolf Mützenich provides some answers.
A new study has found that the Ruhr Valley, once a pillar of integration, is witnessing a growth of intolerance. Researchers found a startling correlation between increased mistrust and the success of the far-right AfD.
A state parliamentary inquiry has found police did not intervene fast enough in the 2015 New Year's Eve attacks. According to the report, officers could have prevented hundreds of alleged robberies and sexual assaults.
Henriette Reker has said that state and police leaders did not keep her informed of the situation as it developed. She has claimed she was not given the full picture of the attacks on New Year's Eve until days later.
Beatrix von Storch, a leading figure in the Alternative for Germany party, is one of the first hit by new hate speech laws on social media. Critics say the legislation opens the way for censorship by internet companies.
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