In a new film about politically-motivated torture and psychological warfare, Emma Watson and Daniel Brühl play two lovers in the clutches of the notorious Chilean cult "Colonia Dignidad".
Germany says it will pay people mistreated in the Colonia Dignidad settlement in Chile up to €10,000 in compensation. The colony, founded by emigrant Germans, was the site of sexual abuse and torture over decades.
Hartmut Hopp of the infamous "Colonia Dignidad" cult in Chile will not be serving a prison sentence, a Düsseldorf court has ruled. A victim's attorney said the ruling was an "invitation" to pedophiles to hide in Germany.
The government has until the end of the month to come up with a plan to deal with the aftermath of the notorious German-led cult in Chile. But activists fear that the government won't meet the deadline.
A strong majority of Russians approve of Stalin's rule, and young adults have never heard of his Great Terror campaign. Now, YouTube star Yury Dud's film about the legacy of Stalinist repressions is shaking the country.
Fernanda Melchor and German translator Angelica Ammar have won the International Literature Award for "Hurricane Season." DW had a chat with the Mexican writer, whose novel depicts life in an extremely harsh society.
Hailed as one of the rising stars of her generation, the 27-year-old German-Greek pianist is also a festival organizer. She tells DW why artistry fulfills an essential function in people's lives.
Brazil's celebrated photojournalist and documentary photographer has spent a lifetime capturing the delicate balance between people and nature — and the consequences when this balance is lost.
Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?
An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more than dress patterns.
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