A recent survey suggests 61% of German Turks feel more Turkish than they do German. It raises questions about integration, identity and belonging, but it also shows a deepening divide within Turkish society in Germany.
Footballer Mesut Ozil’s recent decision to quit the German national team citing racism is still dominating headlines in Germany.
The German-born Turk’s statements have led to a nationwide debate on identity.
TRT World‘s Assed Baig reports that for many German-Turks. their sense of belonging is an issue.
Mesut Ozil’s shock resignation from the German football team – citing racism – has triggered both praise and criticism. But it’s also got people talking about inclusivity in sport. Assed Baig hit the streets of Berlin to find out what people are saying. Assed Baig went to Berlin to report on the politics of race, in a sport that’s gotten ugly.
Millions of Syrians have been forced to flee the war in their country. Many have taken the dangerous trip to Europe, but even if they do make it there’s no guarantee of a prosperous life. However, one Syrian chef is finding life is on the up, in the U.K.
Poland’s government has brought in a new law that could force upto forty percent of senior judges to retire early. Demonstrators took to the streets in several cities to protest against the reforms. The European Union has also raised objections.