Eyad A.'s case may set a legal precedent that could inspire other countries and jurisdictions to also start convicting Syrian war criminals | Photo: Matthias von Hein/DW
From file: Migrants at the the Lesbos Reception and Identification Center on October 7, 2020 | Photo: InfoMigrants/M. MacGregor
European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi gives a press conference on February 9, 2021 | Photo: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq
This archive photo from 2015 shows asylum seekers walking across the German border with Austria | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/A.Weigel
From file: People using their mobile phones to keep in touch with family members | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Kahnert
A disinfection operation at a camp for displaced people in Idlib, Syria | Photo: EPA/Yahya Nemah
Snow at a camp in Ad Dana, in northwest Syria | Photo: Still I Rise
An archive picture of a flight from Greece shared by Germany's Interior Ministry with the news that 42 more refugees landed in Germany on Wednesday, February 3 | Photo: BPol (German Interior Ministry) Press office
After fleeing Syria's civil war in 2015, Tareq Alaows, on Tuesday launched a campaign to Germany's parliament. If successful, he would be the first Syrian refugee to enter the Bundestag | Photo: Metodi Popow/imago images
From file: Migrants on a boat off the coast of Lesbos | Photo: Reuters/A.Konstantinidis
The murder of Walter Lübcke shocked Germany, where political assassinations were considered to be a thing of the past | Photo: Picture-Alliance/dpa/S. Pförtner
From file: Refugees at the Al Hol camp in northeast Syria | Photo: EPA/Nabil Mounzer