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Source: Global News

‘Dishonest’: Liberals criticized after memo says Safe Third Country Agreement is not working

Today 07:00 GMT

Safe Third Country Agreement ‘no longer working as intended,’ memo reveals. “With the recent influx of asylum seekers to Canada, the Safe Third Country Agreement is no longer working as intended,” the memo prepared for Hussen states.

Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel says the government has been “dishonest” with Canadians with its defence of the Safe Third Country Agreement even after departmental officials advised it was “no longer working as intended.”

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Source: DW

Germany: Who killed Daniel H.?

Today 01:30 GMT

A Syrian asylum-seeker goes on trial in Dresden on Monday, accused of involvement in the murder last year of Daniel H. in Chemnitz.

Around this time, public broadcaster ARD revealed that Maassen had tipped off Germany's right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AFD) party about an investigation into the organization by his intelligence agency. Eventually, embattled spy chief Maassen was put into "early retirement" by German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer.

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Source: DW

Lesbian asylum-seekers at the mercy of German bureaucracy

Monday 04:13 GMT

It was only when she came across the organization LeTRa, a Munich-based counselling center for lesbian individuals and refugees, that she began feeling comfortable saying she's a lesbian.

For Namusoke it marked the end of her schooling, the end of her family life and the beginning of a life filled with fear, uncertainty and relentless bureaucracy. While she managed to keep her sexuality hidden for a while, her family eventually found out when she was 16, and kicked her out.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte