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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.

markus beckedahl

In response to the ongoing assessments of treason charges aimed at two digital-rights journalists for the German online portal Netzpolitik.org

The world’s leading democracies have a poor record of responding to the rise of authoritarianism in their own regions, according to a Freedom House report released today.

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