Gouri Sharma

Gouri Sharma

Gouri Sharma is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. Previously, she spent five years working on the production desk for Al Jazeera's media critique show, the Listening Post. 

United Kingdom

The British Asians who fought fascism in the seventies

Blair Peach's death 40 years ago followed the killing of a schoolboy - two murders that ignited an anti-racist struggle.

The British Asians who fought fascism in the seventies

The Far Right

Olga Benario Prestes: The German who fought fascism, to the death

The daughter of the German communist killed by the Nazis discusses her legacy in the modern fight against the far right.

Olga Benario Prestes: The German who fought fascism, to the death

Germany

Angela Merkel's mixed legacy: Open-door policy, rise of far right

As Merkel hands CDU leadership to her successor, analysts say open-door immigration policy has given rise to far right.

Angela Merkel's mixed legacy: Open-door policy, rise of far right

Germany

#MeTwo: As nationalist anger rises, stories of everyday racism

As far-right groups protest in Germany, people of colour are speaking up about the daily casual racism they experience.

#MeTwo: As nationalist anger rises, stories of everyday racism

Business & Economy

Living in an infomercial: Berliners attempt advertising ban

Grassroots collective drafts law seeking to limit commercial advertising in public spaces in Germany’s largest city.

Living in an infomercial: Berliners attempt advertising ban

Human Rights

Germany: Confronting the colonial roots of racism

'The Nazis didn't fall out of the sky, there is a deeper racist, xenophobic mindset in German history.'

Germany: Confronting the colonial roots of racism

Human Rights

Berliners react to Trump's US-Mexico wall

Those living in the once divided German city reflect on how walls can split families and create prejudices.

Berliners react to Trump's US-Mexico wall

Features

From the streets of Kobane to the Berlin Wall

The WARonWALL exhibition brings the war in Syria to the heart of Germany's capital.

From the streets of Kobane to the Berlin Wall

Arts & Culture

Hip-Hop Homeland: India's underground rap scene

A new hip-hop movement in India sees rappers perform in the vernacular to speak to - and for - the Indian masses.

Hip-Hop Homeland: India's underground rap scene