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WHY I BECAME A GERMAN AFTER BREXIT

Guardian article from 11 January 2017 on the steps it takes to become German and how I felt about it.

Picture is outside Schoeneberg town hall, Berlin

 Ludwig Katzenellenbogen with his mother Frieda on his first schoolday; Berlin, early 1930's @Katzenellenbogen family

Ludwig Katzenellenbogen with his mother Frieda on his first schoolday; Berlin, early 1930's @Katzenellenbogen family

THE EX-TENANT

Ludwig Katzenellenbogen is a 92 year old Jewish man who lives in Israel and returned in May 2018 for the first time to the Berlin apartment where he had lived until 1939, when he fled the Nazis, aged 12, with his parents.

That was my apartment. This is the story of his return.

6 June 2018 My testimony in German parliament on human rights and Russia’s staging of the 2018 soccer World Cup HRW

8 March 2018 German judge takes stand against xenophobic violence HRW

16 February 2018 Time is ripe for broader reform in Uzbekistan My letter to the Financial Times

22 January 2018: Germany's Bundestag sends an important signal on fighting corruption in the Council of Europe  HRW

18 January 2018: My piece with my HRW colleague Mihra Rittmann on why the US needs to care about human rights in Kazakhstan

10 Nov 2017: #MeToo: comment piece in die taz on how  allegations of sexual harassment swept through British politics