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· September, 2015

Stories about Germany from September, 2015

Netizen Report: Refugee Crisis Inspires Both Love and Hate Online

As the refugee crisis spills into digital rights territory, authorities take aim at a leading media freedom NGO in Ecuador, and Austria's parliament proposes new state surveillance regime.

Refugees Met with Generosity and Suspicion in France

Despite enduring fear and suspicion towards refugees, many citizens initiatives have been launched or scaled up in France to meet their needs.

Volunteer Initiatives a Key Part of Welcoming Refugees in Germany

Volunteer projects for refugee aid are making an important contribution towards building a caring and peaceful community, though in many respects they are left unaided by German state policy.

GV Face: How Volunteers in Europe Are Opening Their Hearts and Homes to Refugees

As governments are struggling to address the growing refugee crisis in Europe, ordinary citizens in Greece, Germany, and Hungary are organizing and even offering their homes to help refugees.

How You Can Help Syrian (and Other) Refugees

The refugee crisis in Europe has many asking how they can direct their funds and attention to Syrian and other refugees.

Hundreds of Austrians and Germans Turn Out to Welcome Refugees Arriving From Hungary

Refugees travelling through Austria to Germany were greeted with applause at train stations by Austrians and Germans bearing not only good will, but food, water sanitary products and toys.

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