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Paris Attacks: The media debacle involving a female terrorism suspect

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I strongly condemn and am devastated by the recent terrorist attacks in France, in Lebanon, in Egypt and elsewhere. But I felt that I could not be silent about one of the latest examples of shoddy, irresponsible, salacious media coverage, related to the attacks. And in times like these, when panic is widespread, when violence and hatred and prejudice especially beget more violence and hatred and prejudice, this type of coverage is especially dangerous.

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A Note on Post-Terror Commemoration

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Have you ever thought about the power struggles going on behind setting up memorials for victims of terror acts?

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Paris Attacks: Refusing Emotional Manipulation

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Christijan is sick of people playing with our emotions to hide the truth behind this weekend’s attacks. Let’s look at things from another perspective.

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Paris Attacks: Notre solidarité avec Paris — This horrific event is a game-changer

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Our solidarity with the victims of this horrendous event.

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4 myths about refugees and asylum-seekers

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The very complicated facts of Asylpolitik, explained here, easily debunk the xenophobic myths that have been circulating around.

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#BullshitRadar: The politics of making a “threat”

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Using German legalese and quotes from the constitution to argue for charges to be pressed against Merkel for “people smuggling”, the AfD wanted to communicate to their frustrated supporters that this party is a party of deeds. Why this “deed” at this time?

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