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Germany

German city rescinds literary prize to author because of antisemitism

The city of Dortmund’s jury for the Nelly Sachs literature prize pulled the plug on its award for a British-Pakistani author because she supports the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement targeting the Jewish State.

Berlin celebrates post-WWII visitor programme for expelled Jews

Berlin celebrated the 50th anniversary of the invitation program for former refugees, which aims to bring back victims from Nazi Germany on one-week trips to reacquaint themselves with the city .

German neo-Nazi local politician to be voted out after public outrage

Local German politician Stefan Jagsch, who is a member of the neo-Nazi NPD party, will not assume the position of district leader for Altenstadt in central Germany.

Street artists fight back against neo-Nazi propaganda in Germany

Street artists all across Germany are fighting far-Right neo-Nazi views with street art, turning hateful graffiti into artistic works of inclusiveness.

German football team Eintracht Frankfurt disciplines antisemitic fans

German football team Eintracht Frankfurt has denied that large numbers of its supporters barracked an Israeli referee with chants of 'Jewish pig', as the club announced that it was taking action against four fans for antisemitic incitement.

Far–right AfD surge in elections in Brandenburg and Saxony

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has surged in elections in two eastern states, becoming the second biggest political force in both Brandenburg and Saxony.

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