Alarm for democracy in Thuringia

Extreme right-wing party election gain shows a split society

Three decades after the Fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989, the regional election in Thuringia last Sunday (27 October 1989) has shown up the deep splits that still divide society and the difficulties facing democracy.

Aiman Mazyek chairperson of Central Council of Muslims © Aiman Mazyek, Twitter

“How safe is Germany still?”

taz Tweet on Monday 28 October 2019
Charlotte Knobloch © Charlotte Knobloch, Twitter

South African journalist, author & filmmaker in Berlin. Writing on southern Africa, Germany, politics, culture, films, books, interfaith.

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