The West Bank: Chaya Tal is one of 430,000 Jewish settlers living among 2.7 million Palestinians. The young German is aware that her presence alone is a provocation for many Palestinians. But that does not deter her.
Keep punching until your opponent is finished. Tens of thousands of Russians do just that in their free time. They get into the ring to fight, no holds barred. Kirill Michailov – known in freefighting circles as "The Killer" – is one of them.
Unpaid overtime, cramped living conditions, and no compensation for sickness or injury – tens of thousands of Eastern European meat processing and agricultural workers toil in Germany under intolerable conditions.
80-year-old Haruo Obata is Japan's most famous volunteer. He's always on site where help is needed most. He heeded the call to help after the 2011 tsunami and has carried on to this day. As he sees it, being there for others gives life meaning.
In 2015, human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang vanished without a trace. His wife Li Wenzu assumed he'd been detained but had no certainty for several months. She would not let herself be intimidated and went public with the case.
Not only in the U.S.A., but in Germany, too, people encounter discrimination based on their skin color. What are the lives of Afro-German youngsters and women like? Where do they run into racism, and how can their rights be better protected?
It’s just a pilot project, but it has ramifications. The first tourists since the easing of the coronavirus lockdown are arriving in Mallorca. Only a few hotels are allowed to take part in this test run. Not all residents are thrilled by the idea.
Tarchi Ausavapichayachote is a transgendered person in Thailand. She was born as a boy but identifies as a female. Now she is having surgery done to get breast implants. She wants nothing more than to feminize her body.
Dan had a good job and a happy relationship; the only thing missing in his life was a child. One year ago, his daughter died shortly before being born. The Sands United football club has helped him grieve, as all team members share the same tragedy.
Katja Alekseev lives with a condition that causes her muscles to waste away. That also affects her breathing, placing her in the high-risk group. The coronavirus would likely pose a far greater danger to her life and health than to those of others.