Stonewall against Refugees – Residents Force City of Munich

More then one year ago the city of Munich presented itself to the world as a harbor for stranded refugees. Angela Merkel asked Hungarian and Austrian politicians to let through asylum seekers desperately looking forward to a better future. Those who fled were warmly welcomed by Munich citizens. One year later though in November Munich…Read more Stonewall against Refugees – Residents Force City of Munich

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Non-Citizen Protest at Sendlinger Tor in Munich

Following protests in the years of 2013 at Rindermarkt and 2014 at Sendlinger Tor (24mmjournalim reported), [and many other actions] non-citizens have gathered once again at Sendlinger Tor to protest against the situation for people asking for asylum in Germany. Approximately  70 refugees are protesting in downtown Munich right now. Munich's far-right has shown up…Read more Non-Citizen Protest at Sendlinger Tor in Munich

Demonstration in solidarity with refugees in Munich – bystanders provoke with hitler salute

Yesterday approximately 500 people gathered on Munich Odeonsplatz to demonstrate for refugees, and against the fortification of asylum laws that took effect as off yesterday. In the beginning several speeches where held - then the demonstration walked through inner-city Munich, also past Rindermarkt and Sendlinger Tor where refugee hunger strikes where held during the last…Read more Demonstration in solidarity with refugees in Munich – bystanders provoke with hitler salute

PEGIDA Munich marches – board-member suspect in terror investigation – freedom of press restricted

Yesterday local newspaper Münchner Merkur published an article - with picture taken by me - reporting PEGIDA board-member and co-founder of PEGIDA Munich e.V. Heinz M. is suspect in a counter-terrorism investigation. Last night between 200 and 300 had come to demonstrate against the "islamisation" of Munich and refugees. Amongst PEGIDA demonstrators once again was the convicted…Read more PEGIDA Munich marches – board-member suspect in terror investigation – freedom of press restricted

Protests against 25 Years of German Unity Ceremony – “Freedom” in Frankfurt

On the 3rd of October 2015 the unification of Eastern- and Western-Germany had 25th anniversary. This year the city of Frankfurt hosted a "citizens' fair" at the riversides of the Main and in the inner city. A ceremony was held many politicians - as for example chancellor Merkel - attended. The motto of the day was…Read more Protests against 25 Years of German Unity Ceremony – “Freedom” in Frankfurt

Refugees await in camp at the German-Austrian border to cross over

On Sunday a colleague and me visited the Austrian-German border near the town of Freilassing to document the situation of refugees here. As we arrived at the train-station of Freilassing - the first station after the Austrian-German border we found it almost completely empty. Some volunteers were waiting, prepared for the next refugees to arrive.…Read more Refugees await in camp at the German-Austrian border to cross over

Accepted refugees & homeless housed in old concentration camp Dachau buildings

Located approximately a 10 minute walk from the main entrance of the memorial site of the old nazi concentration camp Dachau lays a building that is often forgotten - but used to be part of concentration camp Dachau. In the so called "plantation" inmates of Dachau where forced to grow herbs and vegetables that were…Read more Accepted refugees & homeless housed in old concentration camp Dachau buildings