#PoliticsAndHistory

An American missionary, a Japanese nurse and a U.S. diplomat

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In an exclusive interview with LeipGlo, Ken Toko, U.S. Consul General in Leipzig, gets candid about his family, career, beginnings, current events, international relations, and how he has been coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The importance of the Romanian community in Leipzig

Georgiana Oprea interviewed three politically active women from the Romanian community. In light of this year's Migrants' Council election, she highlights the importance and challenges of Romanians living in Leipzig.

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Joining a global silent protest to free Armenian POWs

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I am inviting you, the reader, to participate in a “global silent protest” to free Armenian POWs (prisoners of war). It’s happening this Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Augustusplatz in Leipzig. Have no clue what I’m talking about? Unfortunately, you’re not alone. Last year, I wrote here on The Leipzig Glocal about my experience being in

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Migrants’ Council second pillar selection: Shafagh Aghaei

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Shafagh Aghaei is running for the Leipzig Migrants' Council second pillar selection process. Here, she shares her aspirations and the goals of her candidacy as well as her background and motivations to run.

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Migrants’ Council second pillar selection: Carmen Olaru

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Carmen Olaru is a candidate for the second pillar in the selection process of Leipzig's Migrants' Council. She will be among the candidates of whom six are picked by the City Council to have a seat in the new Migrants' Council. Here, she shares her ambitions and goals for the candidacy.

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Leipzig Migrants’ Council: Why your vote matters

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Andrea Pagani shares her personal insights on the novel Migrants' Council vote happening right now. The unique chance migrants have this year to influence their representation directly and some more in-depth aspects of the Council's work up to this point.

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