Topic: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
While covering Germany's elections, the Monitor's Europe bureau chief finds a town that is bucking the national trend of an aging population.
In 1992, Rostock was tarnished by the worst racist rioting in Germany since the days of Hitler. But current Rostockers, including African immigrants, are trying to change that.
A national debate exploded after media reports that athlete Nadja Drygalla's boyfriend was linked to the far-right NPD party. Now, her rowing future may be in question.
Neo-Nazi enclaves like Jamel, Germany, are closed to foreigners and minorities – and supportive of the hard-right NPD party. Last week, 74 percent of Germans said the NPD should be banned.
12/04/2011 02:48 pm