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. 

Europe

Hanau attack mourners: 'Germany must deal with racism, far right'

Community draws link between racist violence and targeted raids on shisha bars that attract ethnic minority customers.

Hanau attack mourners: 'Germany must deal with racism, far right'

Europe

COVID-19 lockdown hits Berlin's unemployed, homeless and refugees

The lives of people on the margins in Germany's capital have been upended as uncertainty about the future grows.

COVID-19 lockdown hits Berlin's unemployed, homeless and refugees

Coronavirus pandemic

Praying in a pandemic: Communal worship hard to resist for some

Many churches, synagogues and mosques have closed for the first time, but some cannot resist group prayer despite risks.

Praying in a pandemic: Communal worship hard to resist for some

Asia Pacific

Why are there so many conspiracy theories around the coronavirus?

COVID-19 has been accompanied by a conspiracy theory outbreak, not just on social media, on mainstream outlets, too.

Why are there so many conspiracy theories around the coronavirus?

Germany

'We're afraid': Far-right attack in Germany reignites fears

Berliners are fearful of increased far-right violence following deadly attack in Hanau targeting migrants.

'We're afraid': Far-right attack in Germany reignites fears

Germany

Minority Germans raise alarm after far-right political scandal

African, Muslim and Jewish Germans tell Al Jazeera why a far-right political storm should spur everyone into action.

Minority Germans raise alarm after far-right political scandal

Europe

Why did European Parliament delay a vote on India's CAA, Kashmir?

As New Delhi celebrates postponement, observers say Europe is giving Modi benefit of doubt ahead of Brussels trip.

Why did European Parliament delay a vote on India's CAA, Kashmir?

Germany

How did the fall of the Berlin Wall impact Germans of colour?

Non-white Germans say their euphoria over unification was short lived as racist dynamic unfolded after historic event.

How did the fall of the Berlin Wall impact Germans of colour?

Germany

Priced out by corporate landlords, Berlin renters fight back

Fed up with skyrocketing rents, Berliners back a controversial plan to expropriate corporate-owned flats.

Priced out by corporate landlords, Berlin renters fight back

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