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Yermi Brenner

Yermi Brenner

@yermibrenner reports on international affairs in Europe and the Levant, focusing mostly on migration issues. Contact him at: yermibrenner@gmail.com.

Germany

Muslims serve food and friendship in Ramadan to beat far right

In bid to tackle Islamophobia, Brunswick's Muslim community invites curious visitors to dinner during holy month.

Muslims serve food and friendship in Ramadan to beat far right

Europe

Rejected by Israel, Eritreans find shelter in Germany

About 30,000 Eritreans live in Israel, where a dangerous voluntary resettlement plan is being criticised.

Rejected by Israel, Eritreans find shelter in Germany

Roma

Germany: Roma march against asylum-seeker crackdown

Demonstators protested against increasing deportations of West Balkan asylum applicants, many of whom are Roma.

Germany: Roma march against asylum-seeker crackdown

Europe

Germany's BDS movement and the paradox of anti-Semitism

BDS supporters in Berlin say Germans fear criticising Israel and being perceived as anti-Semitic due to legacy of WWII.

Germany's BDS movement and the paradox of anti-Semitism

Refugees

Thousands of refugees turn out for German jobs fair

More than 4,000 jobseekers attend Berlin event, which aims to help integrate asylum seekers by finding them employment.

Thousands of refugees turn out for German jobs fair

Refugees

Refugees take on struggles at major meeting in Germany

Hamburg conference is the first attempt by refugees in Europe to self-organise across borders and create solidarity.

Refugees take on struggles at major meeting in Germany

Refugees

A refugee stalemate: When an asylum claim is rejected

With his asylum application rejected by Germany, a refugee from Somaliland waits to see what will become of him.

A refugee stalemate: When an asylum claim is rejected

Human Rights

Balkan asylum seekers fear deportation from Germany

In 2015, the number of asylum applicants from the conflict-free region surpassed those from Syria and Afghanistan.

Balkan asylum seekers fear deportation from Germany

Human Rights

Refugees in Croatia cook their way into inclusion

Aiming to ease integration, a new initiative in Croatia is bringing refugees and locals together.

Refugees in Croatia cook their way into inclusion

Human Rights

Refugee: Safe but lonely, seeking asylum in Germany

Somali migrants seek asylum in Europe, hesitantly leaving behind their families and their conflict-torn homeland.

Refugee: Safe but lonely, seeking asylum in Germany

Migrants

Welcoming Croatia shunned by refugees

Amid high unemployment, the EU's newest member state saw a 58-percent decrease in asylum claims last year.

Welcoming Croatia shunned by refugees

War & Conflict

Sweden to the rescue of fleeing Syrian families

Stockholm's humane refugee policy allows family reunification for Syrians escaping the deadly conflict back home.

Sweden to the rescue of fleeing Syrian families