We report from Berlin on the refugee women tackling new lives on the soccer pitch, and talk to the photographer who has documented their game. Plus, the refugee winning literary awards from a detention camp and the nonclassical music revolution.
Shown at Berlin's International Football Film Festival, "Pelé aus Neubrandenburg" highlights the little-known connection between the GDR and Africa. Its director told DW what's inspiring about Chérif Souleymane's story.
The Greek island of Lesbos has seen its economy plummet since the refugee crisis began, but residents are working to rejuvenate it — with a little help from the new arrivals, reports Jessica Bateman.
Bakery Jatta arrived in Germany as a teenager seeking “a fair chance". Fast forward two years and he's playing for Hamburg in the Nordderby. His story shows that believing in refugees pays off, writes DW's Felix Tamsut.
They escaped war and violence. But what comes afterwards? DW's multimedia feature shows how artists who had to flee have built a new life - in a culture and via a language they weren't familiar with at all.
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