Teen refugee who wept at Merkel remark wins longer stay

Dec 25, 2015

Teen refugee who wept at Merkel remark wins longer stay

A teenage Palestinian asylum seeker who broke down in tears after a blunt remark from German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won permission to stay in the country for another year. Germany’s Bild newspaper reported that Reem Sahwil and her family had received an extension ...

Refugee crisis revitalizes xenophobic anti-Islamist German group

Oct 18, 2015

Refugee crisis revitalizes xenophobic anti-Islamist German group

They gather in the dark, wave German flags and vent their fury at the foreigners who they fear are overrunning their homeland — Germany’s anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement will turn 1 year old this week. Radicalized by Germany’s record influx of refugees and migrants, the ...