Weeks after a German gunman went on a rampage in the western city of Hanau, killing several people of foreign descent, Germany is debating how to tackle a rise in right-wing radicalism in the country.
Prosecutors say a man with a "deeply racist mentality" is responsible for shootings at two hookah bars in the town of Hanau near Frankfurt. Follow the developments live.
People who have lost loved ones in racist attacks say Germany and German society show too little sympathy for victims and their families. The annual European Remembrance Day of Victims of Terrorism isn't enough for them.
Given the many recent racially motivated attacks in Germany, the government must do more than pay commemorative lip service to victims, says Sheila Mysorekar, as the International Weeks Against Racism get underway.
An expert group to tackle Islamophobia in Germany has been floated by Chancellor Angela Merkel's interior minister. The move follows a racist multiple shooting last week and precedes an integration summit in Berlin.
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