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Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
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Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
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Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
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