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Chinese community in Germany: more respect or more rigor?

When the results of the Bundestag election flickered across the screen yesterday evening, many members of the Chinese-speaking community in Germany also looked closely. Because the result also matters to them – regardless of whether they were allowed to vote themselves or not. Tina Zhao is interested in the election results primarily because of the future of her son. He has German citizenship; she herself has Chinese citizenship. The 37-year-old from Siegburg in North Rhine-Westphalia, who does not want to use her real name to comment on politics in Germany, wants above all security for herself and her nine-year-old. The many refugees in Germany frighten her, she says. If her son ever wants to explore the world on his own as a teenager, he could become a victim of violent acts by refugees, she fears.

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