Alienating Immigrants Is Germany Lurching To the Right?

Right-wing agitators are heating up the discussion about immigration in Germany and filling it with hate. Last week's resignation of national football player Mesut Özil over concerns about racism is spurring a necessary and emotional debate about social cohesion in the country.
"Munich is diverse:" Protesters at a demonstration in the Bavarian capital

"Munich is diverse:" Protesters at a demonstration in the Bavarian capital

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Vaude head Antje von Dewitz and employees

Vaude head Antje von Dewitz and employees

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Former German national team footballer Mesut Özil: once a poster boy for a diverse Germany

Former German national team footballer Mesut Özil: once a poster boy for a diverse Germany

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