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Upcoming EU and state elections could determine the country’s new direction.
A refugee influx, economic concerns, and disaffection with established parties created an opening for xenophobic nationalists.
German ministers have approved plans to fine social media firms up to 50 million euros if they fail to remove hate speech and fake news within 24 hours.
In response to the ongoing assessments of treason charges aimed at two digital-rights journalists for the German online portal Netzpolitik.org