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Shoan Vaisi, an Iranian refugee, is running for the Bundestag | Photo: Dominik Asbach
Who will succeed Angela Merkel? Depending on the results of Germany's parliamentary election on September 26, it could be Olaf Scholz (SPD), Armin Laschet (CDU) or Annalena Baebock (Greens) | Photo: imago
Immigrants are often overlooked in German politics | Photo: Eventpress Stauffenberg/picture-alliance
Patrols along the Lithuanian-Belarusian border have also been ramped up | Photo: Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Photo/ picture-alliance
Reza Jafari and Julien Bayou during a Paris march calling for action against climate change, on March 28, 2021 | Photo: DR
A woman carries her child in an initial reception facility in Bitburg, Germany | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/H.Tittel
The Conservative Home Secretary Priti Patel is promising to bring in a points-based immigration system but offers fast-track visas for migrant health workers wanting to work in the UK if her party wins the elections in December 2019 | Photo: Imago
Pietro Bartolo during the presentation of candidates for the list ''Pd-Siamo Europei'' | Photo: ANSA/ANGELO CARCONI
Populist parties like the Alternative for Germany are expected to gain more seats in the European Parliament | picture-alliance/M. Skolimowska
Afghan refugees in Pakistan | Credit: Picture-alliance/Anadolu Agency/S.Ahmad
The right to vote is asserted in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights