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Individual reports as well as complete programmes produced by the Politik direkt / People and Politics team have received national and international media prizes. Here is a summary of the awards:
Germany and the New Ukraine | Former German President in Court | Controversy over Contraception | Islamic Movement under Fire | Fashion Etiquette for Soldiers
Grand Coalition in Turmoil | Dispute over Transition to Renewable Energy | The Left Party Goes New Ways | Curbing the Spread of Deadly Small Arms
"Stop Mass Immigration - The Swiss vote and its consequences | Grain of the Future or Botanical Frankenstein? - The debate on GM maize | From Germany to Jihad | Stolen Identity - Cyber crime in Germany | Emmanuel Jal - From child soldier to peace rapper
A new role for Germany on the global stage | East Germany's forced laborers | Therapy for pedophiles | A Hot Potato - Improving school lunches
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Born in Hong Kong, Christopher spent much of his childhood abroad. After studying languages and journalism in Cambridge, London and Paris, he married a Berlin teacher (two sons).
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