A lot has happened in the past year. International politics, with Donald Trump being president-elect in the United States, are shifting towards a so called post-factual approach. All over Germany the amount of hate-crimes related to the right-extremist scene rose as newspaper ZEIT reports in this article. Neo-nazis rally against refugees and riot. Barracks and buildings…Read more A Little Review to 24mmjournalism’s Year 2016
On October 3rd the celebration of 26 years of german unity were held in Dresden. Motto of the celebration was ‚Building Bridges’. The celebration was characterized by protests of very different types. Antifascists mobilized to remind people that nationalism and isolation, as Europe fortificates its borders against migrants, can not be a reason to hold…Read more Protests against Unification Celebration in Dresden
On September 25 a little more than 20 activists of neonazi party "Der. III. Weg" gathered in Landshut to rally under the motto "Härtere Strafen für Kinderschänder!" (roughly translated: "Stronger punishment for child abusers"). Walter Strohmeier, Julia R. and an activist from Eastern-Bavaria held talks, preaching hatred on the "BRD judical system" and fantasizing about…Read more Neonazi party “Der III. Weg” rallies in Landshut [Picture Gallery]
On Friday September 2nd the Blockupy movement mobilized to Berlin to protest against labor-laws, austerity and capitalism. More then 1500 activists participated in creative protest all over the capital of Germany. At 7AM in the morning protests started around the ministry of work. Police seemed utterly overwhelmed and not able to handle the situation of…Read more Blockupy Protests Berlin 2016
This year is almost over. Below I collected a few of my pictures documenting protests, neo-nazis gathering, racists marching, refugees arriving and just some snapshots of 2015. Most recent pictures are listed up top. Thanks to all the colleagues I worked with the past year and everybody following and supporting my work.
On December 12th neonazis wanted to march through the alternative neighborhood of Leipzig Connewitz. The city of Leipzig denied the desired route. Instead the neonazis were moved a little more north into the Südvorstadt. All in all the neonazi route was 575m long. Antifacist activists announced to "Keep Connewitz red!". Just before the far right demonstration…Read more Neonazis march in Leipzig Südvorstadt – Violence Erupts
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