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German and something else – minorities say #metwo after Ozil quits

BERLIN: Thousands of Germans from ethnic minority backgrounds have shared their experiences of discrimination on social media, after soccer player Mesut Ozil quit the national team saying he faced “racism and disrespect” because of his Turkish roots. Many greeted Ozil’s claims of racism with scepticism, prompting thousands of others to come forward with their own experiences, attempting to highlight a problem that people from majority communities rarely experience. In a twist on the #MeToo hashtag used in the campaign…