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Lands of Immigration

Economic globalization has spurred unprecedented global migration as streams of people leave developing nations for opportunities in developed countries. Economic pressures, political upheaval, ethnic conflict and discrimination are some of the issues facing the millions who seek better lives abroad.

Islamhass: "Diese Woche kam eine E-Mail: 'Heil Hitler' - ich solle vergast werden"

Islamhass: "Diese Woche kam eine E-Mail: 'Heil Hitler' - ich solle vergast werden"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 01, 2016

Lamya Kaddor ist Deutschlands bekannteste Vertreterin eines sanften Islam. Vergangene Woche war sie Religionslehrerin. Diese Woche fürchtet sie um ihr Leben und das ihrer Schüler. Wie konnte es so weit kommen? Von Eva Thöne mehr... Forum ]

Morddrohungen gegen Islam-Lehrerin: Autorin Kaddor lässt sich vom Schuldienst beurlauben

Morddrohungen gegen Islam-Lehrerin: Autorin Kaddor lässt sich vom Schuldienst beurlauben

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 29, 2016

Nach Morddrohungen und Hassbriefen hat die Autorin und Islam-Lehrerin Lamya Kaddor Konsequenzen gezogen. Sie ließ sich von der Düsseldorfer Schulbehörde vom Schuldienst beurlauben - für den Rest des Schuljahrs. mehr... Forum ]


Migration: De Maizière will Grenzkontrollen um sechs Monate verlängern

Migration: De Maizière will Grenzkontrollen um sechs Monate verlängern

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 21, 2016

Bis November wird der Grenzübergang zwischen Österreich und Deutschland kontrolliert. Geht es nach de Maizière, gibt es auch danach keine offenen Grenzen: Der Innenminister will die Frist erneut verlängern. mehr...

Two Weeks in September: The Makings of Merkel's Decision to Accept Refugees

Two Weeks in September: The Makings of Merkel's Decision to Accept Refugees

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 24, 2016

A year has passed since the dramatic decision by Angela Merkel to take in hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. What drove her to make the decision and what price will the country pay for it? A look back at 14 days that changed German history. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


European Purgatory: Migrant Smugglers Helping Refugees Return to Turkey

European Purgatory: Migrant Smugglers Helping Refugees Return to Turkey

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 30, 2016

The closure of the Balkan route has left tens of thousands of refugees stranded in Greece with nowhere to go. Smugglers who once profited from sneaking migrants deeper into Europe are now offering a new service: A way back to Turkey. By Riham Alkousaa and Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

Global Migration? Actually, The World Is Staying Home

Global Migration? Actually, The World Is Staying Home

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 17, 2016

The refugee debate creates the impression of unprecedented mass migration. That image is completely incorrect. The real question, when we look at migration globally, is why there is so little of it. By Guido Mingels more... Comment ]


Questionable Deal: EU to Work with African Despot to Keep Refugees Out

Questionable Deal: EU to Work with African Despot to Keep Refugees Out

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 13, 2016

In an effort to help keep refugees from Africa at bay, the EU is planning to deliver personal registration equipment to Sudan, whose president is wanted on war crimes charges. Germany is leading the way. By Jürgen Dahlkamp and Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

'I Can Hardly Breathe Here': German Refugee Shelters Face Sexual Assault Problem

'I Can Hardly Breathe Here': German Refugee Shelters Face Sexual Assault Problem

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 11, 2016

Cases of sexual assault in German refugee shelters are on the rise, with women and children facing the greatest danger. Despite pleas for help from the government, Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition has done little to offer additional protections. By Riham Alkousaa, Julia Klaus, Ann-Katrin Müller and Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]


Donald Tusk on Refugee Crisis: We Can Never Negotiate Our Values with Erdogan

Donald Tusk on Refugee Crisis: We Can Never Negotiate Our Values with Erdogan

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 22, 2016

Tough policies on migration do not rule out humanitarian goals in the EU, the European Council president argues in an editorial. But Europe must also set clear limits on the concessions it is willing to make with its partners in resolving the refugee crisis. A Commentary By Donald Tusk more... Comment ]

New Fences on the Old Continent: Refugee Crisis Pushes Europe to the Brink

New Fences on the Old Continent: Refugee Crisis Pushes Europe to the Brink

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 04, 2016

Even as Chancellor Merkel continues pursuing a deal with Turkey, Austria and its Balkan neighbors to the south have taken things into their own hands. With fences going up across the region, Greece is in trouble and the EU can't figure out what to do. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]