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Fighting gentrification in Berlin – the experience of Deutsche Wohnen & CO Enteignen

Phil Butland, a member of the Right2TheCity campaign in Berlin, reflects on the historic referendum on expropriating landlords, the efforts by those in power to place obstacles and what lies ahead for the movement

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 sections in Germany protest spike in police brutality 

The media has exposed private chats between police officers in Cologne supporting violence against suspects. The North Rhine-Westphalian (NRW) State authorities have initiated an investigation against six police officers involved

Police violence against protesters in Dusseldorf, Germany condemned

On Saturday, hundreds of people including journalists were injured in police action in Dusseldorf against those who were opposing a law mooted by the North Rhine-Westphalian (NRW) State government which would penalize certain kinds of protest

Frankfurt Police Special police unit in Frankfurt disbanded over links to far-right

20 active and ex-officers from the special operations unit of Frankfurt police were found sharing far-right symbols and hate messages in their group chats, once again exposing the level of far-right entrenchment in the German security forces

Frankfurt Gathering Progressive youth in Frankfurt honor memory of victims of right-wing violence

The commemoration was held on the second anniversary of the verdict in the case of the racist murders committed by the neo-nazi group, National Socialist Underground (NSU), in Germany

German Left alleges government complicity in COVID-19 outbreak at meat plant

The unsafe work conditions at a meat processing plant in Gütersloh, owned by Tönnies Holding Group, has led to a severe outbreak of COVID-19 amongst its employees

Die Linke win Germany In Germany, Die Linke’s Bodo Ramelow re-elected as Thuringian PM

The elections held on February 5 ended in political chaos when Thomas Kemmerich of the liberal Free Democratic Party declared a victory with the support of conservatives and the far-right

Thuringian elections Germany Thuringian State premier resigns following national outrage over far-right support

Thomas Kemmerich, who was elected as prime minister of the German State of Thuringia with the support of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) on February 5, resigned the next day

Berlin house rent Berlin State stops rent hikes for five years

Berlin has been facing a housing crisis and soaring rents. As per reports, rents in the city have increased by 60% since 2011

German farmers protest German farmers protest restrictive regulations benefiting big agri-business

Farmers believe the new restrictions on the use of fertilizers and insecticides will worsen the plight of the small farmers in the country

Anti-AfD protest Germany Massive anti-fascist protest in Hamburg, Germany

Hundreds protested against a controversial conference organized by the German far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), at a technical school in the Dulsberg district of Hamburg

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