#PoliticsAndHistory

German elections: four internationals, four opinions

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Four Leipzig Glocal friends and contributors shared their insights and concerns about this upcoming pivotal election with us. Find out what Gabriel, Indigo, Mohamed, and Chloé have to say about this momentous election.

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Bundestagswahl 2021: Why this election matters for migrants

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Leipzig Migrants' Council member Mohamed Okasha reflects on this upcoming federal election from the point of view of migrants.

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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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