Die Linke (The Left)
Progressives in Germany demand justice for 16-year-old who was killed by police

Mouhamed Lamine Dramé was shot to death by the police in Dortmund in August. Activists claim that the police had escalated the situation leading to his death and are demanding that those responsible be held accountable

NSU Files - Germany German left slams authorities for covering up crimes of National Socialist Underground

Collusion between far-right criminal networks and state security services in Germany has been exposed in multiple cases, triggering widespread protests

Daily Round-up | Iraqi court turns down appeal to dissolve parliament & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at an Iraqi court’s decision on dissolving parliament, the UN’s concerns on human development, Haitians demanding the resignation of Ariel Henry, and protests in Germany over inflation

Energy crisis Germany Protests erupt in Germany against soaring inflation and rising energy prices

Die Linke (The Left) called on the government to cap gas prices to help people cope with the ongoing cost of living crisis and has opposed the increase in energy prices from October 1

G7 Protest - Germany Progressives march in Bavaria, Germany, denouncing 48th G7 summit

The three-day summit of the Group-7 (G7) countries is being held from June 26-28 in Krun in the Bavarian Alps with around 20,000 security personnel present in the region

Housing Rights - Germany (1) Berlin housing rights conference demands immediate socialization of large real estate holdings

Housing rights groups in Berlin are dissatisfied with the unnecessary digressions in the work of the commission established to deliver the mandate of the Berlin referendum held in September 2021 for expropriating properties of big landlords

Berliners win vote to expropriate housing from corporate landlords. What’s next?

Berlin’s housing referendum became possible after years of struggle to make housing in the city affordable and available to all again. To understand the issue and the movement that led to this vote, Peoples Dispatch spoke to Anisia Petcu.

Anti-fascist protest-Germany Anti-fascist demonstration in Berlin demands complete destruction of neo-Nazi networks

The neo-Nazi National Socialist Underground (NSU) exposed in 2011 was found to be involved in multiple murders, bombings and robberies. It was also found that in some cases, personnel of the security services were connected with the NSU attacks on leftists and human rights activists

German Elections Christian Democrats face setback as Social Democrats and Greens gain in German federal polls

The center left Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) emerged as the single largest party in the German federal parliament, surpassing German chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right CDU/CSU alliance

Close US bases and scrap plan to buy bombers, demands German left

Amidst the raging COVID-19 pandemic and the socio-economic crisis inflicted by it, Germany’s federal government is set to acquire new combat bombers and contribute around 53 billion Euros (62.34 billion USD) this year to the NATO war alliance

Berliners protest striking down of rent cap law by constitutional court

Housing rights groups and activists took to the streets after Germany’s constitutional court struck down a law passed by the Berlin State government freezing rents at June 2019 levels for five years

Lockdown in Germany Germany goes for a stricter semi-lockdown amid alarming COVID-19 spike

According to the new regulations, schools and non-essential shops will remain closed across Germany from December 16 till January 10. As of December 14, around 1,348,851 COVID-19 cases had been reported in Germany, with 22,607 deaths