is a unique institution in Germany.

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As a non-governmental organization based in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, we invite politically persecuted people for one year, integrating them into a network of German and international opinion leaders in politics, media, and civil society.

Our choice of guests is neither determined by their origin nor by their profession.

In cooperation with our guests, we organize cultural and political events.

We inform the public of the fate of politically persecuted people.

We collaborate with national and international human rights organizations.

We initiate and support petition campaigns for political prisoners.

We fight against xenophobia and intolerance.