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How Southeast Asians in Germany suffer abuse with the rise of racism and the far right

Germany has a reputation for liberalism, but there has been an increase in racist attacks on Muslims and Asians. Southeast Asian residents of Berlin talk about far-right parties, anti-immigrant sentiment and their thoughts on the future.

3 Jul 2019 - 8:09PM

Germany has a reputation for liberalism, but there has been an increase in racist attacks on Muslims and Asians. Southeast Asian residents of Berlin talk about far-right parties, anti-immigrant sentiment and their thoughts on the future.

How Southeast Asians in Germany suffer abuse with the rise of racism and the far right
Four Indonesian women writers talk about finding their voice and pushing boundaries

Dewi Lestari, Leila S. Chudori, Laksmi Pamuntjak and Intan Paramaditha have all benefited from a recent growth in interest in women writers; they tell us about their inspirations – ghost stories, spirituality, history.

9 May 2019 - 5:45PM

Dewi Lestari, Leila S. Chudori, Laksmi Pamuntjak and Intan Paramaditha have all benefited from a recent growth in interest in women writers; they tell us about their inspirations – ghost stories, spirituality, history.

Four Indonesian women writers talk about finding their voice and pushing boundaries
How a rundown corner of Berlin became a refuge for city’s Vietnamese, and how other Berliners found it

Hired by East Germany as contract workers, Vietnamese who chose to stay in Berlin when the Wall came down gravitated to an indoor market in the city; today fellow Berliners go there for manicures and to shop.

11 Feb 2019 - 7:20PM

Hired by East Germany as contract workers, Vietnamese who chose to stay in Berlin when the Wall came down gravitated to an indoor market in the city; today fellow Berliners go there for manicures and to shop.

How a rundown corner of Berlin became a refuge for city’s Vietnamese, and how other Berliners found it