Yermi Brenner

Yermi Brenner


Articles and video reports by Yermi Brenner about migration issues and global affairs. Published by Al Jazeera, CNN, Deutsche Welle, and other media outlets worldwide.

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The Huffington Post

Germany's Forgotten Minority Struggles for Acceptance

February 18, 2017, Germany: Roma face racism, invisibilization and threat of deportation.

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Al Jazeera

Rejected By Israel, Eritreans Find Shelter in Germany

March 3, 2017, Germany: For a person fleeing a homeland, the most crucial decision is where to seek asylum.

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News Deeply

Integrating Refugees Through Education For Kids

August 17, 2016, Germany: Schools stretched out trying to absorb 325k additional pupils.

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Sonnenallee - Berlin's Arab Street

July 8, 2016, Germany: A growing melting pot of Arabs, hipsters and low-income Germans.

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Al Jazeera

Roma March Against "Safe Countries" Law

June 5, 2016, Germany: Asylum seekers from West Balkans protest asylum policies.

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Refugee Shows Own View, Becomes Star

March 28, 2016, Germany: Syrian Berilner's Youtube series eases tensions in German society.

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Al Jazeera

Xenophobic Wave in Top Refugee Destination

June 15, 2015, Germany: As number of asylum claims peaks, so has the racist violence.

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VIDEO: Asylum Seekers Detained in the Desert

September 22, 2014, Israel: Sudanese and Eritreans refugees face hardship and discrimination.

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Al Jazeera

Traumatized Refugees Mostly Unassisted

February 19th, 2016, Germany: Psychological support rarely available for people fleeing war.

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VIDEO: Shooting Against the Grain

July 25, 2014, Israel-Palestine: A collective of photographers challenges the mainstream.

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Al Jazeera

The Refugees' Fingerprint Conundrum

August 20, 2015, Italy-Germany: EU law forces refugees to either be stuck, or move illegally.

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The Jewish Daily Forward

My Great-Grandparents Were Asylum Seekers, and Were Denied

September 4th, 2015, Germany: Carl and Paula Brenner, German Jews, needed shelter, didn't get it.

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VIDEO: Jewish Paradise, Abandoned

September 22, 2013, USA: Once a popular vacation destination for American Jews, now frozen in time.

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Al Jazeera

Job Fair for Refugees Attracts Thousands

March 1st, 2016, Germany: Berlin hosts Public-private initiative to increase labor market integration.

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Al Jazeera

Syrian Brothers, Split by War, Reunited in Berlin

August 28, 2015, Germany: More asylum seekers arrived this year than in 2013 and 2014 combined.