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EU Asylum Policy "The Hotspot approach has failed"
The German Federal Government intends to support preliminary examinations of asylum applications at the EU’s external borders. A team of researchers at Germany’s University of Göttingen has analyzed this approach using the "Hotspot" system in Greece. Their conclusion: without significant changes, the system is doomed to failure.
Several were injured during a recent attack on a camera team in Berlin. A new study by the University of Bielefeld and Mediendienst Integration shows that hatred of journalists in Germany is widespread: 60% of interviewees were affected last year. Many also reported physical attacks.
20 years of citizenship reform "A major modernization"
Twenty years ago, Germany changed their citizenship law. The goal: More people should be able to become citizens. What came of the changes to the law? And what are the current discussions in Germany about citizenship? The MEDIENDIENST spoke with legal scholar Thomas Groß.