Pastor nach Bluttat am Jungfernstieg: "Ich bekomme gerade einigen Hass ab"

Pastor nach Bluttat am Jungfernstieg: "Ich bekomme gerade einigen Hass ab"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 29, 2018

Ein Mann ersticht zwei Menschen am Hamburger U-Bahnhof Jungfernstieg, tatverdächtig ist ein Asylbewerber. Diesen Fall nutzen Rechtspopulisten für ihre Zwecke - und werfen einem Hamburger Pastor Mitschuld vor. Ein Interview von Silke Fokken mehr...

Ticket to Europe: Refugee Crisis Focus Shifts to North Africa

Ticket to Europe: Refugee Crisis Focus Shifts to North Africa

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 27, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of Africans are preparing to test their luck on the voyage across the Mediterranean to Europe. As the weather begins improving, the number of arrivals will rise -- as will the number of deaths. By Walter Mayr more... Comment ]


Post-Lampedusa: Hopes Dashed for New EU Asylum Policy

Post-Lampedusa: Hopes Dashed for New EU Asylum Policy

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 10, 2013

Two months after the deadly shipwreck off Lampedusa, Europe has done nothing to change course on its asylum policy. A new agreement between the EU and Turkey only reinforces the practice of pushing the refugee problem to Europe's periphery. By Jürgen Dahlkamp and Maximilian Popp more...

Asylum Policy: New Coalition Cements Status Quo for Refugees

Asylum Policy: New Coalition Cements Status Quo for Refugees

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 29, 2013

German politicians claim Berlin's new government coalition agreement will offer progress on asylum policies. In truth the policies solidify the status quo and ignore the most important issues. An Analysis by Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]


Asylum Crisis: How Many Refugees Can Germany Handle?

Asylum Crisis: How Many Refugees Can Germany Handle?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 14, 2013

As Germany faces the highest number of refugee claimants in decades, it's becoming increasingly clear that the European asylum system is broken. But fixing it will involve hard decisions. By Jürgen Dahlkamp and Maximilian Popp more...

Migrant-Spotting: EU Plans Big Brother System in Mediterranean

Migrant-Spotting: EU Plans Big Brother System in Mediterranean

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 11, 2013

In the wake of last week's tragedy on Lampedusa, the EU is planning a system that uses drones and satellites to track refugees at sea. But it doesn't offer ways to save people like those killed in the deadly incident. By Gregor Peter Schmitz in Brussels more... Comment ]


Fortress Europe: How the EU Turns Its Back on Refugees

Fortress Europe: How the EU Turns Its Back on Refugees

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 09, 2013

They come seeking refuge, but when asylum seekers cross into the European Union, they often find little compassion. In Greece, they are held in squalid detention camps, while in Italy they often end up on the street. Here is what they face at entry points across the EU. By SPIEGEL ONLINE Staff more... Comment ]

EU Immigration: Only the Rich Are Welcome

EU Immigration: Only the Rich Are Welcome

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 08, 2013

Hundreds of poverty-stricken refugees are drowning in the Mediterranean, while at the same time, many European Union member states issue residence permits to wealthy Chinese, Arabs and Russians. Anyone is welcome who can pay the asking price. By Claus Hecking more... Comment ]


Lampedusa Tragedy: Deaths Prompt Calls to Amend Asylum Rules

Lampedusa Tragedy: Deaths Prompt Calls to Amend Asylum Rules

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 07, 2013

After over 180 African refugees died when their boat sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa last week, Europe is debating its asylum policy with renewed vigor. Politicians are calling for the EU to distribute the burden more fairly. By Walter Mayr and Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

Europe's Failure: Bad Policies Caused the Lampedusa Tragedy

Europe's Failure: Bad Policies Caused the Lampedusa Tragedy

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 04, 2013

More than 100 refugees died off the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa on Thursday after their boat sank. The tragedy shows in yet another horrendous way just how badly Europe's refugee policies have failed. A Commentary By Hans-Jürgen Schlamp more... Comment ]