Xenophobia is the fear of everything that which is perceived to be foreign or strange. It affects the relations and perceptions of group of people towards another one.
It includes a fear of losing identity, suspicion of the other group's activities, aggression towards the other group, and desire to eliminate its presence to secure a presumed purity.
Gabriel Borrud went to a village in the southeastern corner of Germany to visit the Bavarian chapter of the Identitarian Movement. The group is being monitored by German authorities because of its "extreme" stance on refugees. In the end, it's no secret that xenophobia is spreading in Germany, but why?
British writer Sharon Dodua Otoo just won the prestigious Bachmann Prize for a story she'd "accidentally" written in German. DW spoke with her about Brexit, xenophobia and life as a Black person in Berlin.
The massacre at an Orlando nightclub, which left 49 people dead and another 53 injured, was the worst mass shooting in US history. Still, this attack shouldn't be instrumentalized, and we must not turn against each other, says DW Washington correspondent Ines Pohl.