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Lesbian asylum-seekers at the mercy of German bureaucracy


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.

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Germany: Who killed Daniel H.?

Tuesday 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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Germany eligible to deport refugees to EU countries with poor living conditions

Wednesday 10:50 GMT

Berlin is within its rights to deport asylum-seekers to other countries in the bloc, even if they'll encounter poor living conditions there, according to the European Union's highest court.

Judges in the Luxembourg-based court ruled that weak social benefit systems and living conditions in certain countries were not grounds to block transfers. Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. What are the EU's asylum rules?: Under the EU's Dublin Regulation, asylum-seekers must lodge their claim in the first EU country they set foot in.

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Germany to cut refugee cash in new budget

Thursday 10:50 GMT

Speaking to the ARD public broadcaster on Wednesday morning, SPD budget policy spokesman Johannes Kahrs rejected the criticism, arguing, "I think Olaf Scholz has done everything right if everyone is complaining."

Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has faced massive criticism from Germany's local authorities after his federal budget plans show he wants to slash their means for integrating refugees and asylum-seekers.

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