persecution

The BAMF office in Halberstedt is the only one that processes asylum claims by Saudis | Picture-alliance/dpa/J.Woitas
Yazidi refugee Salma Bakir, 9, from Iraq, waits with her family to be permitted by Macedonian police to board a train heading to the Serbian border | picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Muheisen
More and more Turks are leaving Turkey amid increasing persecution of dissenting voices | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/L. M. Ulander
Islamist protest in Dhaka | Photo: getty Images/AFP/M. Uz Zaman
Picture of Ashwaq Jahi Hami
A rainbow flag and two Austrian flags in Vienna
From file: Yazidi people of Northern Iraq escape from "IS" (2014)
Credit: Charlotte Boitiaux
Credit: Charlotte Boitiaux
Millions of Germans fled westward from states such as East Prussia after World War II
The defendant claims he was mistreated after quitting the militant organization
Shakira (alias) came to seek asylum in Germany in 2015 | Photo: private