Germany prints its basic constitution in Arabic to help the refugees

German Vice-Chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, stressed that the principles of Germany’s democratic society must apply to everyone

German authorities translated the first 20 articles of the German constitution in Arabic, in an effort to help the refugees understand better their obligations and freedoms in the EU country.

So far 10,000 copies of the translated constitution were printed and will delivered in the refugee camps across the country. On 30 September, German Vice-Chancellor and the leader of the Social Democrats (SPD), Sigmar Gabriel gave an interview to the German tabloid “Bild,” explaining the move.


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