Intervention by third parties strengthens victims: Racism in everyday life often has no consequences

On the train, in educational establishments, at work: Racial discrimination is omnipresent in Germany. A study shows: Often those affected do nothing about what happened afterwards, also because there is a lack of trust in institutions. “Solidarity third parties” are all the more important. If no one is available to support, those affected by racial […]

After insulting homosexuals: Trial of incitement to hatred against priests

The Polish theology professor Dariusz Oko does not want to accept a penalty order for sedition. Therefore, he is now being tried in Germany. He described homosexuals as “cancerous ulcers”. Poland sees “European standards” threatened by the process. The arch-conservative Polish theology professor Dariusz Oko will have to answer for incitement to hatred before the […]

Oxfam complains about discrimination: complaint to UN about vaccine distribution

In view of the uneven distribution of corona vaccination doses, several organizations have lodged a complaint about discrimination with the UN. You criticize the hoarding of vaccines in wealthy countries, including Germany. The WHO also speaks of “moral failure” in this regard. Human rights organizations are convinced that the unequal distribution of corona vaccines among […]

83 years after the November pogroms: Lambrecht criticizes growing anti-Semitism

On the anniversary of the Reichspogromnacht, Federal Justice Minister Lambrecht calls for anti-Semitism in Germany to be countered “with all of our might”. The Amadeu Antonio Foundation is also calling for the past to be dealt with more intensively and for digital formats to support the culture of remembrance. The executive minister of justice, Christine […]

After protests from France: Council of Europe drops pro-headscarf campaign

With an online project, the Council of Europe wants to set an example against discrimination against women wearing headscarves. But in France there are protests against the campaign. The Council of Europe then withdrew the tweets for the time being. The Council of Europe withdrew an online campaign against discrimination against women wearing headscarves after […]

Initiative plans demo ban: Poland’s LGBT movement fears for their rights

An ultra-conservative foundation wants to ensure that lesbians and gays in Poland are no longer allowed to demonstrate for their concerns. During the discussion of the legislative initiative in parliament, hair-raising Nazi comparisons were made. In Warsaw, a crowd shows what they think of the proposal. Hundreds of people protested in Poland’s capital Warsaw against […]

Controversial issues? Free opinion !: Qatar does not give Vettel & Co. a muzzle

For a short time, Qatar will be on the Formula 1 calendar this season. The race in Doha is controversial and the human rights situation on the ground is pilloried internationally. The organizers now declare that the pilots around the opinionated Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton can express themselves freely. At the controversial Formula 1 […]

Controversial issues? Free opinion !: Qatar does not give Vettel & Co. a muzzle

For a short time, Qatar will be on the Formula 1 calendar this season. The race in Doha is controversial and the human rights situation on the ground is pilloried internationally. The organizers now declare that the pilots around the opinionated Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton can express themselves freely. At the controversial Formula 1 […]