‘Biggest threat to our country’: Germany records post-war all-time high in far-right crime

‘Biggest threat to our country’: Germany records post-war all-time high in far-right crime

The number of crimes committed by right-wing extremists in post-war Germany jumped to its highest level ever recorded in 2020, according to official figures released on Tuesday.

Black ballet dancer wins payout in Berlin racism row

Black ballet dancer wins payout in Berlin racism row

Germany marks a year since deadly racist shooting in Hanau

Germany marks a year since deadly racist shooting in Hanau

Berlin launches task force against anti-Muslim racism on anniversary of Hanau attacks

Berlin launches task force against anti-Muslim racism on anniversary of Hanau attacks

Germany sees rise in number of Muslims injured in hate crimes

Germany sees rise in number of Muslims injured in hate crimes

Germany pushes to replace the term ‘race’ in constitution

Germany pushes to replace the term ‘race’ in constitution

German police probes threat to school named after neo-Nazi victim

German police probes threat to school named after neo-Nazi victim

Berlin State Ballet’s first black dancer stands strong in racism row

Berlin State Ballet’s first black dancer stands strong in racism row

OPINION: When will Germany deal with its casual racism problem?
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OPINION: When will Germany deal with its casual racism problem?

OPINION: My experiences of everyday racism in Germany

OPINION: My experiences of everyday racism in Germany

Most Germans believe investigation into racism in police force is ‘needed’

Most Germans believe investigation into racism in police force is ‘needed’

Videos of police violence spark debate about German cops

Videos of police violence spark debate about German cops

Bayern Munich sack youth coach at centre of racism row

Bayern Munich sack youth coach at centre of racism row

Racism row: German food firm Knorr to get rid of ‘gypsy sauce’ name

Racism row: German food firm Knorr to get rid of ‘gypsy sauce’ name

Germany cancels plans to investigate racial profiling in police forces

Germany cancels plans to investigate racial profiling in police forces

‘Racist’ Berlin underground station to be renamed

‘Racist’ Berlin underground station to be renamed

Adidas rejects allegations of workplace racism

Adidas rejects allegations of workplace racism

Thousands of Berliners form socially-distanced human chain against racism

Thousands of Berliners form socially-distanced human chain against racism

Why a row has broken out over ‘race’ in Germany’s constitution

Why a row has broken out over ‘race’ in Germany’s constitution

Three year old child injured in ‘racist’ assault in Dresden

Three year old child injured in ‘racist’ assault in Dresden

Germany to set up investigation into police racism

Germany to set up investigation into police racism

Germany ‘not doing enough to fight racism’ as country sees rise in reported discrimination cases

Germany ‘not doing enough to fight racism’ as country sees rise in reported discrimination cases

Tens of thousands rally across Germany against racism and police brutality

Tens of thousands rally across Germany against racism and police brutality

In Pictures: Powerful images from anti-racism protests across Germany

In Pictures: Powerful images from anti-racism protests across Germany

Why a row has broken out over Berlin’s new anti-discrimination law

Why a row has broken out over Berlin’s new anti-discrimination law

Merkel condemns racist ‘murder’ of George Floyd

Merkel condemns racist ‘murder’ of George Floyd

German footballer calls on white sportspeople to support Floyd protests

German footballer calls on white sportspeople to support Floyd protests

German footballers probed after calling for racial justice in US during matches

German footballers probed after calling for racial justice in US during matches

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German car giant Volkswagen pulls ‘racist’ ad after outcry

Informant goes on trial for neo-Nazi radio station

Informant goes on trial for neo-Nazi radio station

‘Veil martyr’ family pursues court officials

‘Veil martyr’ family pursues court officials

‘Who knew you could feel so uncomfortable?’: A British-Indian’s experience in east Berlin

‘Who knew you could feel so uncomfortable?’: A British-Indian’s experience in east Berlin

German Bundesliga club chairman steps down for three months following ‘racist’ slur

German Bundesliga club chairman steps down for three months following ‘racist’ slur

Pressure grows for Bundesliga club boss to resign over racist slur

Pressure grows for Bundesliga club boss to resign over racist slur

Attacks against Muslims and mosques in Germany decreasing

Attacks against Muslims and mosques in Germany decreasing

Germany stars Goretzka and Gnabry condemn racist abuse

Germany stars Goretzka and Gnabry condemn racist abuse

Germany fans filmed shouting racist and Nazi chants turn themselves in

Germany fans filmed shouting racist and Nazi chants turn themselves in

Berlin police hunt man who punched migrant girls in face

Berlin police hunt man who punched migrant girls in face

Germany extradites ‘laser man’ racist killer to Sweden

Germany extradites ‘laser man’ racist killer to Sweden

No comeback for Mesut Özil after fallout, says Jogi Löw

No comeback for Mesut Özil after fallout, says Jogi Löw

Özil “out of order” to make racism accusations, says Kroos

Özil “out of order” to make racism accusations, says Kroos

Clear majority of Germans think country has big problem with racism: poll

Clear majority of Germans think country has big problem with racism: poll

Sharing stories of everyday racism, #MeTwo takes off in Germany

Sharing stories of everyday racism, #MeTwo takes off in Germany

Erdogan praises Özil’s decision and says his treatment was unacceptable

Erdogan praises Özil’s decision and says his treatment was unacceptable

Footballers should be coached on politics as well as the game, expert says

Footballers should be coached on politics as well as the game, expert says

German football association rejects Özil’s racism claims

German football association rejects Özil’s racism claims

Bonn residents don kippahs in solidarity with Jewish attack victim

Bonn residents don kippahs in solidarity with Jewish attack victim

25 years on, tense Germany and Turkey mark deadly neo-Nazi attack

25 years on, tense Germany and Turkey mark deadly neo-Nazi attack

New report of anti-Semitic bullying at Berlin school alarms Jewish community

New report of anti-Semitic bullying at Berlin school alarms Jewish community

AfD politician steps down after his party criticizes him for racist comments

AfD politician steps down after his party criticizes him for racist comments

Second food bank rejects racism accusation over distribution policy

Second food bank rejects racism accusation over distribution policy

AfD leader faces legal action for saying ‘camel driver’ Turks should ‘go back to where they belong’

AfD leader faces legal action for saying ‘camel driver’ Turks should ‘go back to where they belong’

‘Abuse of power’: black travellers describe their ordeals with German customs

‘Abuse of power’: black travellers describe their ordeals with German customs

Let’s be careful before we talk about rising anti-Semitism in Germany

Let’s be careful before we talk about rising anti-Semitism in Germany

Everyday racism: ‘Berlin isn’t as cosmopolitan as is often claimed’

Everyday racism: ‘Berlin isn’t as cosmopolitan as is often claimed’

Far-right AfD warns MP over racial slur on Boris Becker’s son

Far-right AfD warns MP over racial slur on Boris Becker’s son

Boris Becker’s son to press charges over MP’s ‘racist’ tweet: report

Boris Becker’s son to press charges over MP’s ‘racist’ tweet: report

Man gives Hitler salute then beats teen refugee to pulp at east German station

Man gives Hitler salute then beats teen refugee to pulp at east German station

In election battle, eastern Germany’s first black MP fights hate

In election battle, eastern Germany’s first black MP fights hate

Duisburg anti-litter campaign accused of racism over use of Turkish names

Duisburg anti-litter campaign accused of racism over use of Turkish names

Eastern German gym bans ethnic minorities from joining – out of fear of terrorists

Eastern German gym bans ethnic minorities from joining – out of fear of terrorists

Study into east German racism outrages conservative politicians

Study into east German racism outrages conservative politicians

UN experts: In Germany there are ‘no-go’ areas for black people

UN experts: In Germany there are ‘no-go’ areas for black people

Carnival troop who ‘black up’ get police escort after racism row

Carnival troop who ‘black up’ get police escort after racism row

Berlin may not deport victims of far-right violence

Berlin may not deport victims of far-right violence

Activists slam German EU man’s new job after ‘racist’ remarks

Activists slam German EU man’s new job after ‘racist’ remarks

The word ‘Nafri’ and why it is causing such a stir in Germany

The word ‘Nafri’ and why it is causing such a stir in Germany

Cologne police accused of racial profiling at New Year celebrations

Cologne police accused of racial profiling at New Year celebrations

Shop owner convicted for ‘no refugees, no dogs’ sign

Shop owner convicted for ‘no refugees, no dogs’ sign

Police accused of ‘half truths’ on refugee ‘hunt’ in Bautzen

Police accused of ‘half truths’ on refugee ‘hunt’ in Bautzen

China slams German EU leader’s ‘slitty eyes’ comment

China slams German EU leader’s ‘slitty eyes’ comment

German EU leader defends Chinese ‘slitty eyes’ comment

German EU leader defends Chinese ‘slitty eyes’ comment

Hostility towards minorities ‘widespread in Bavaria’

Hostility towards minorities ‘widespread in Bavaria’

5-year-old hospitalized in racist attack in east Germany

5-year-old hospitalized in racist attack in east Germany

Bautzen youth beat up pensioner in racist attack

Bautzen youth beat up pensioner in racist attack

Berlin fires refugee home firm after jokes about killing kids

Berlin fires refugee home firm after jokes about killing kids

Most Germans in favour of compulsory real names online

Most Germans in favour of compulsory real names online

Hundreds protest in Hamburg against police violence

Hundreds protest in Hamburg against police violence

Munich man hospitalized in ‘worst racist attack in years’

Munich man hospitalized in ‘worst racist attack in years’

German police launch first nationwide hate speech raids

German police launch first nationwide hate speech raids

Anger at politician’s ‘national team’ football tweet

Anger at politician’s ‘national team’ football tweet

Muslim woman brutally attacked in northern Germany

Muslim woman brutally attacked in northern Germany

Jewish man beaten in Berlin for wearing kippah

Jewish man beaten in Berlin for wearing kippah

10,000s across Germany hold hands against racism

10,000s across Germany hold hands against racism

German vice-chancellor compares AfD to Nazis

German vice-chancellor compares AfD to Nazis

German populist party slams Muslim soccer player Ozil

German populist party slams Muslim soccer player Ozil

National team ‘no longer German’, says AfD leader

National team ‘no longer German’, says AfD leader

German populist party in race row over Boateng remarks

German populist party in race row over Boateng remarks

Lawyer can call politician ‘product of inbreeding’: court

Lawyer can call politician ‘product of inbreeding’: court

‘Neo-Nazis are rooted in the heart of our society’

‘Neo-Nazis are rooted in the heart of our society’

Six hurt in ‘anti-refugee’ hotel arson attack

Six hurt in ‘anti-refugee’ hotel arson attack

Footballers respond to racist attack with blackface photo

Footballers respond to racist attack with blackface photo

Saxon police ‘have a racism problem’

Saxon police ‘have a racism problem’

Germany’s top court weighs up ban on neo-Nazi party

Germany’s top court weighs up ban on neo-Nazi party

German officials shocked by ‘disgusting’ anti-refugee mobs

German officials shocked by ‘disgusting’ anti-refugee mobs

Papers criticized for ‘racist’ Cologne covers

Papers criticized for ‘racist’ Cologne covers

Spate of racist mob attacks shocks Cologne

Spate of racist mob attacks shocks Cologne

Vandals attack German Facebook headquarters

Vandals attack German Facebook headquarters

Just four convictions for refugee home attacks

Just four convictions for refugee home attacks

Swimmer faces probe over Auschwitz tattoo

Swimmer faces probe over Auschwitz tattoo

‘Racist and sexist’ Müller pin-ups spark backlash

‘Racist and sexist’ Müller pin-ups spark backlash

Nazi terror suspect ‘to break four-year silence’

Nazi terror suspect ‘to break four-year silence’

Neo-Nazis arrested after baseball bat attacks

Neo-Nazis arrested after baseball bat attacks

Bare breasts vs race hate in Facebook protest

Bare breasts vs race hate in Facebook protest

Pegida founder faces hate speech charges

Pegida founder faces hate speech charges

Rising racism worries Council of Europe

Rising racism worries Council of Europe

Bundesliga to wear shirts welcoming refugees

Bundesliga to wear shirts welcoming refugees

Facebook promises to fight online hate speech

Facebook promises to fight online hate speech

Bavarian minister uses n-word on live TV

Bavarian minister uses n-word on live TV

Neo-Nazis urinate on children in Berlin train

Neo-Nazis urinate on children in Berlin train

East Germany sees half of racist violent crime

East Germany sees half of racist violent crime

Passengers oust bus rider for racist slurs

Passengers oust bus rider for racist slurs

TV anchor urges public to fight online racism

TV anchor urges public to fight online racism

Police hunt shooters who attacked refugee home

Police hunt shooters who attacked refugee home

Anti-refugee rage grows in Dresden suburbs

Anti-refugee rage grows in Dresden suburbs

Passengers tell fake racists where to get off

Passengers tell fake racists where to get off

Germany sees drastic rise in racist crime

Germany sees drastic rise in racist crime

Germany has uphill battle to fight racism

Germany has uphill battle to fight racism

Nightclub owner bans ‘aggressive’ refugees

Nightclub owner bans ‘aggressive’ refugees

Arsonists hit pro-refugee art project

Arsonists hit pro-refugee art project

Fearlessly Jewish on the streets of Munich

Fearlessly Jewish on the streets of Munich

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‘Blackfacing’ is Anglicism of the Year

Blackface king at FDP summit angers activists

Blackface king at FDP summit angers activists

Minister condemns Dresden anti-Islam demo

Minister condemns Dresden anti-Islam demo

Student ‘brain dead’ after brutal beating

Student ‘brain dead’ after brutal beating

Anti-refugee demo reveals xenophobia

Anti-refugee demo reveals xenophobia

City wants cash from anti-Nazi activist

City wants cash from anti-Nazi activist

German Muslims protest against extremism

German Muslims protest against extremism

Police recruit drew Swastika on colleague

Police recruit drew Swastika on colleague

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Police ‘must do more’ to reflect diversity

Police suspect arsonists were behind mosque fire

Police suspect arsonists were behind mosque fire

End anti-Roma racism: German Amnesty boss

End anti-Roma racism: German Amnesty boss

‘Black people ban’ at Berlin pub ignites tension

‘Black people ban’ at Berlin pub ignites tension

Does Germany need to do more to stop racism?

Does Germany need to do more to stop racism?

Blog outing online racists causes a stir

Blog outing online racists causes a stir

Haribo pulls ‘racist’ candy after complaints

Haribo pulls ‘racist’ candy after complaints

Hannover finds ‘Gypsy’ schnitzel tasteless

Hannover finds ‘Gypsy’ schnitzel tasteless

Neo-Nazi party must take down election posters

Neo-Nazi party must take down election posters

Neo-Nazi party sends politicians plane tickets

Neo-Nazi party sends politicians plane tickets

Sailor: Navy ‘mongs’ mutiny was all a joke

Sailor: Navy ‘mongs’ mutiny was all a joke

Neo-Nazi attacks leave one dead, many scared

Neo-Nazi attacks leave one dead, many scared

Guards under suspicion after Rabbi attack

Guards under suspicion after Rabbi attack

‘Diversity in Germany has become reality’

‘Diversity in Germany has become reality’

One third of customers face discrimination

One third of customers face discrimination

Merkel: business must fight immigrant prejudice

Merkel: business must fight immigrant prejudice

Fraternities mull ‘Aryan purity’ test for members

Fraternities mull ‘Aryan purity’ test for members

‘Racism is in society’s wallpaper’

‘Racism is in society’s wallpaper’

Germany apologizes for neo-Nazi murder debacle

Germany apologizes for neo-Nazi murder debacle

UN takes Germany to task for ‘racist’ Sarrazin

UN takes Germany to task for ‘racist’ Sarrazin

Young easterners as anti-foreigner as old in west

Young easterners as anti-foreigner as old in west

German spies accused of racism, Islamophobia

German spies accused of racism, Islamophobia

German sailors in suspected racist mutiny

German sailors in suspected racist mutiny

Beloved children’s author Otfried Preußler dies

Beloved children’s author Otfried Preußler dies

Gauck: neo-Nazi victims must not be forgotten

Gauck: neo-Nazi victims must not be forgotten

Minority chancellor a ‘problem’ for many voters

Minority chancellor a ‘problem’ for many voters

German voters ‘won’t accept’ Asian politician

German voters ‘won’t accept’ Asian politician

Eradicating racism from German children’s books

Eradicating racism from German children’s books

Racist terms in children’s books divide Germans

Racist terms in children’s books divide Germans

Playing the Jewish card in Germany

Playing the Jewish card in Germany

German bigotry shifting from race to religion

German bigotry shifting from race to religion

Family Minister in trouble for neutering God

Family Minister in trouble for neutering God

Family minister cuts racism from fairytales

Family minister cuts racism from fairytales

Liberal fraternities lose battle with far-right

Liberal fraternities lose battle with far-right

Neo-Nazi arson victims remembered 20 years on

Neo-Nazi arson victims remembered 20 years on

Frankfurt cops in focus after ‘racist attack’

Frankfurt cops in focus after ‘racist attack’

‘Immigrants cause problems’ say Germans

‘Immigrants cause problems’ say Germans

Berlin’s English Theatre fights closure threat

Berlin’s English Theatre fights closure threat

Anti-fascists axe Rostock remembrance oak

Anti-fascists axe Rostock remembrance oak

City struggles to fire teacher for ‘racial abuse’

City struggles to fire teacher for ‘racial abuse’

Immigrants ‘doing better at school and work’

Immigrants ‘doing better at school and work’

Germany elects first ever black mayor

Germany elects first ever black mayor

Bayern’s Alaba brushes off English insult

Bayern’s Alaba brushes off English insult

Should cops target black people for ID checks?

Should cops target black people for ID checks?

Victim slams court’s racial spot-check ruling

Victim slams court’s racial spot-check ruling

Court: skin colour good reason for cop ID check

Court: skin colour good reason for cop ID check

Bavarian police union prints racist calendar

Bavarian police union prints racist calendar

Nazi salutes aimed at Israeli footballer

Nazi salutes aimed at Israeli footballer

Germany withdraws staff from Afghan ministries

Germany withdraws staff from Afghan ministries

Outrage over ‘prime-time racism’ against Turks

Outrage over ‘prime-time racism’ against Turks

Germans confront latent anti-Semitism

Germans confront latent anti-Semitism

Blackface in Berlin play just ‘tradition’

Blackface in Berlin play just ‘tradition’

Allotment gardeners told to prune racial quotas

Allotment gardeners told to prune racial quotas

Notorious US racist Duke faces deportation

Notorious US racist Duke faces deportation

Germans defend Greek honour amid debt crisis

Germans defend Greek honour amid debt crisis

Pippi Longstocking books deemed racist

Pippi Longstocking books deemed racist

Blackface Obama billboard sparks outrage

Blackface Obama billboard sparks outrage

US ambassador laments ‘racist jerks’ in Germany

US ambassador laments ‘racist jerks’ in Germany

Munich S-Bahn train driver kicks black passenger after using racial epithet

Munich S-Bahn train driver kicks black passenger after using racial epithet

Anti-discrimination chief calls for tougher sanctions

Anti-discrimination chief calls for tougher sanctions

Police probe neo-Nazi link to Roma arson attack

Police probe neo-Nazi link to Roma arson attack

Scandal-plagued insurer accused of ethnic discrimination

Scandal-plagued insurer accused of ethnic discrimination

Housing charity accused of exploiting Roma

Housing charity accused of exploiting Roma

Sarrazin pardon sparks fierce SPD backlash

Sarrazin pardon sparks fierce SPD backlash

Central Council of Jews renews call for neo-Nazi NPD party ban

Central Council of Jews renews call for neo-Nazi NPD party ban

Bakery prompts ire using black baby to sell chocolate cake

Bakery prompts ire using black baby to sell chocolate cake

Sacked diplomat blames anti-German British bias

Sacked diplomat blames anti-German British bias

Justice Minister rejects passenger profiling

Justice Minister rejects passenger profiling

Airports demand racial profiling to fight terror

Airports demand racial profiling to fight terror

Sarrazin earns millions with anti-immigration book

Sarrazin earns millions with anti-immigration book

Islamic centre hit by arson attack

Islamic centre hit by arson attack

Thuringia faces growing neo-Nazi activity

Thuringia faces growing neo-Nazi activity

Neo-Nazi NPD votes to join forces with smaller right-wing party

Neo-Nazi NPD votes to join forces with smaller right-wing party

Travelling to Germany’s heart of darkness

Travelling to Germany’s heart of darkness

The new anti-Semitism

The new anti-Semitism

Man found guilty of bashing Israeli teen

Man found guilty of bashing Israeli teen

Sarrazin will be hard to sack, judge warns

Sarrazin will be hard to sack, judge warns

Sarrazin’s Jewish ‘gene’ comments spark outrage

Sarrazin’s Jewish ‘gene’ comments spark outrage

Turkish community demands more government pressure on Sarrazin

Turkish community demands more government pressure on Sarrazin

Sarrazin: Muslims not compatible with Germany

Sarrazin: Muslims not compatible with Germany

Sarrazin says Germany ‘dumber’ through immigration

Sarrazin says Germany ‘dumber’ through immigration

Neo-Nazis resort to subtler tactics

Neo-Nazis resort to subtler tactics

Study finds major discrimination against Turkish job applicants

Study finds major discrimination against Turkish job applicants

Jewish council lauds ‘renaissance’ in Germany

Jewish council lauds ‘renaissance’ in Germany

Extremist Swede gives anti-Islam party millions

Extremist Swede gives anti-Islam party millions

Murderer of Egyptian ‘veil martyr’ gets life

Murderer of Egyptian ‘veil martyr’ gets life

Anti-racism groups slam ‘Black Like Me’ film

Anti-racism groups slam ‘Black Like Me’ film

Bundesbank boss hints Sarrazin should quit

Bundesbank boss hints Sarrazin should quit

Egyptian stab victim’s husband describes attack

Egyptian stab victim’s husband describes attack

Sarrazin comments were checked by Bundesbank before publication

Sarrazin comments were checked by Bundesbank before publication

Police raid NPD office for sending racist hate mail

Police raid NPD office for sending racist hate mail

Controversial exhibition explores WWII in the developing world

Controversial exhibition explores WWII in the developing world

Life sought for killer of Egyptian ‘veil martyr’

Life sought for killer of Egyptian ‘veil martyr’

Briton assaulted by neo-Nazis in Hamburg

Briton assaulted by neo-Nazis in Hamburg

Small Muslim group opens up to outsiders

Small Muslim group opens up to outsiders

Neo-Nazi party tells black CDU member to ‘go home’

Neo-Nazi party tells black CDU member to ‘go home’

Dresden court stabber charged with murder

Dresden court stabber charged with murder

‘I don’t know of a cow named Merkel’

‘I don’t know of a cow named Merkel’

Muslims pray for murdered Egyptian woman

Muslims pray for murdered Egyptian woman

Zoo forced to rename primate called ‘Obama’

Zoo forced to rename primate called ‘Obama’

Woman killed in courtroom bloodbath was pregnant

Woman killed in courtroom bloodbath was pregnant

UN says Germany needs to tackle racism

UN says Germany needs to tackle racism

German neo-Nazis praise reelection of Iran’s Ahmadinejad

German neo-Nazis praise reelection of Iran’s Ahmadinejad

Germany boycotts UN racism conference

Germany boycotts UN racism conference

Germany to boycott UN anti-racism conference

Germany to boycott UN anti-racism conference

Owomoyela takes on neo-Nazis over World Cup insults

Owomoyela takes on neo-Nazis over World Cup insults

Police beat SPD politician in alleged racist attack

Police beat SPD politician in alleged racist attack

Neo-Nazis brawl in Saxon parliament

Neo-Nazis brawl in Saxon parliament

Hamburg addresses racism by bouncers on the Reeperbahn

Hamburg addresses racism by bouncers on the Reeperbahn

Witness in hate crime documentary beaten in Mügeln

Witness in hate crime documentary beaten in Mügeln

Cologne braces for extreme right anti-Islam congress

Cologne braces for extreme right anti-Islam congress

Berlin museums fail local artists, says Eliasson

Berlin museums fail local artists, says Eliasson

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Evicted black single mother sues German landlord

Top German court throws out ‘discriminatory’ Berlin teacher headscarf ban

Top German court throws out ‘discriminatory’ Berlin teacher headscarf ban

‘Black lives need to matter in Germany’: New project to uncover racism in everyday life

‘Black lives need to matter in Germany’: New project to uncover racism in everyday life

‘A great day’: Berlin street name to be changed after anti-racism protests

‘A great day’: Berlin street name to be changed after anti-racism protests