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Sibylle Bandler


Bandler is a German journalist and researcher.

Europe is cashing in on Cairo's crackdown on freedom, with Sisi's visit to Berlin marking another blow against human rights activists in Egypt, says Sibylle Bandler.

23 June, 2015

Comment: A growing number of refugees are tirning away from the dangerous Mediterranean route to get to the EU overland. But even this journey has its dangers, says Sibylle Bandler

15 June, 2015

Analysis: Germany receives more asylum applications than anywhere else in the world. But for some refugees, the reality is far from their hopes of safety, says Sibylle Bandler.

11 June, 2015

Comment: Angela Merkel put money over morals when she invited Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to Berlin, says Sibylle Bandler.

04 June, 2015

Comment: The German president sent a clear message by refusing to meet Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. But Berlin still sees the Egyptian president as crucial to stability, says Sibylle Bandler.

02 June, 2015

Feature: A US drone attack which killed two civilians in Yemen is at the centre of a German court case that has changed the debate on drones, says Sibylle Bandler.

02 June, 2015

Comment: The German government's Middle East policy seems to walk a fine line between its trade and political interests and human rights concerns, argues Sibylle Bandler.

14 May, 2015

Comment: Relations hit a low last year when Berlin criticised Cairo's human rights record. The story has now changed, even if the record hasn't, says Sibylle Bandler.

07 May, 2015

Comment: A Yemeni man says a US drone that killed his relatives was operated out of Germany. Berlin denies any role, but evidence suggests otherwise, says Sibylle Bandler.

23 April, 2015

Analysis: Germany's government has come under fire for its Middle East policy - or lack of same

16 April, 2015