Photo Gallery: Berlin District in Uproar Over Asylum-Seekers' Hostel
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Photo Gallery: Berlin District in Uproar Over Asylum-Seekers' Hostel

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New Shelter Protests Asylum Fears Feed Far-Right Support in Berlin

A new shelter for asylum seekers in Berlin was once again the subject of protests by right-wing extremists, who were outnumbered by counter-protestors. The demonstrations passed off peacefully, but the far right has met with some success in preying on local fears over an influx of refugees.
dsk -- with reporting by Anna-Lena Roth