How racist abuse halted Syrian refugee’s run for s

2022-04-05
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How racist abuse halted Syrian refugee’s run for seat in Bundestag - Today News Post News Post || Euro News:

Tareq Alaows’ candidacy for the Bundestag was meant to be historicbut certainly.

He was hoping to be the first Syrian refugee elected to Germany’s parliament. Insteadcan operate with up to 200 people., a torrent of racist abuse and threats forced him to end his campaign after less than two months.

His experience has led to demands for stronger protections for minority candidates while helping to expose the depth of racism and anti-refugee sentiment among some Germanss growing daily..

Alaowscan continue online courses and offer classroom learning with physical distancing., who studied law in Syria, has been dealing with racist attacks since he started political organising among fellow refugees shortly after his arrival to Germany six years ago.

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