Critics say Swedish authorities are using flawed techniques to verify the age of asylum seekers claiming to be minors. The results of the tests, which can determine an individual’s fate, often do not square with international cross-checks.
Germany's mainstream media are facing mounting criticism over the coverage of crime stories involving refugee and migrant suspects. Media analyst Kai Hafez told DW that the coverage reveals Germany's unexamined biases.
Elin Ersson made global headlines when she refused to take her seat on a plane to save an Afghan man from deportation. Political scientist Andreas Heinemann-Grüder tells DW such protests need organizing to be effective.
Ecuadorian authorities are about to expel WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from their London embassy, investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald reported. Assange was granted asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to the US.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has circulated a letter to coalition partners outlining the deal. The letter also calls for the creation of large "anchor centers" at Germany's borders to process asylum seekers.
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