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Lufthansa flight attendants on 48-hour strike after favorable court ruling

The strike is an outcome of a long-standing dispute with the airlines management, which has yet to heed the employees’ calls for better timetables and work hours

Thuringian elections German Left-led coalition emerges as single largest force in Thuringian State parliament

This is the first time that Die Linke, which won 29 seats, has emerged as the largest party in the parliament of a State in Germany. The far-right AfD doubled its tally in elections held on October 27

Kamila Shamsie Writers condemn withdrawal of Nelly Sachs award conferred on Kamila Shamsie

The German city of Dortmund withdrew the award it had conferred on Kamila Shamsie, citing her support to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement

ATW-ep-48 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 48

In this episode, we look at the anti-fascist demonstration in Germany, an imminent industrial action by National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) for workers’ rights and the Social Unity’s call for a national protest on September 5.

Unity March Germany Massive anti-fascist demonstration rocks Dresden ahead of German regional polls

The organizers of the rally claimed that it was the largest demonstration in the city since the reunification of Germany in 1990.

German climate activists attempt to occupy coal mine

Activists attempted to occupy an an open pit coal mine in Garzweiler in the German State of North-Rhine Westphalia as part of a protest called by Ende Gelände to end Europe’s dependency on fossil fuels.

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-25 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 25

In this episode, we report on the Italian port workers’ strike against Saudi arms shipment, Germany’s denunciation of BDS movement, and the JKCSS’ torture report on Kashmir.

“Germany’s denunciation of BDS movement as anti-Semitic is McCarthyite and unconstitutional”

The BDS movement said the resolution of the German parliament declaring it anti-Semitic was contradictory to international law and German democracy

Amazon employees strike in Germany for better wages and working conditions

Workers went on strike at Amazon warehouses in the cities of Rheinberg, Werne, Bad Hersfeld and Koblenz. They were mobilized by the union, Verdi, which has been in the forefront of organizing workers against Amazon and other retail giants

Climate change europe Protests organized across Europe, demanding action to prevent climate change

As part of the protest, civil disobedience actions were organized in Germany and the United Kingdom.

Taxi drivers across the world protest against Uber’s unfair practices

Uber and multinational cab aggregators have been accused of engaging in unfair practices for profit making.

Demanding affordable housing, thousands march in Berlin against soaring rents

Rents in Germany have risen dramatically in the past five years, with Berlin witnessing an increase of a staggering 51%

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