"We regarded the racists attacks 20 years ago in Solingen and Molln as individual incidents, and continued to trust in the German security. However, Turkish community feels unsafe now," Kolat said in a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the founding of German News Agency (Deutsche Presse Agentur-DPA).
Stating that authorities ignored to acknowledge "the structural and institutional racism" in the country, Kolat said, the problems faced in "the National Socialist Underground" (NSU) murders "were singled out as individual mistakes and dysfunction in the investigation process."
NSU, a neo-nazi terror cell, killed 10 people, including 8 Turks between the years of 2000 and 2007.
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Around 700 people marched on Saturday in Solingen, some 550 kilometres west of capital Berlin, to protest racism.
Five Turks were killed by ultra-nationalist Germans in an arson attack in Solingen, on May 29, 1993.
Sunday's run off vote sees incumbent Dervis Eroglu face independent candidate Mustafa Akinci
The ash presents a threat to air traffic, as particles in the atmosphere can cause problems for planes.
Haggag Ali Adam was killed as he walked in a major market in capital Mogadishu, eyewitnesses said.
A Chechen man was killed last week by Stavropol forces which angered Ramzan Kadyrov , the head of the Chechen government who then issued a shoot to kill order to prevent any unauthorised Russian forces entering the republic
Togolese voters went to polling booths today to elect their new president.
An explosion has occurred at a military facility in Plateau State with yet unknown number of casualties, witnesses and a security source said.
Greece has been criticized for slowing down preparations on reform that would unlock funding from international creditors.
Rebels opened fire on forces from the governements National Guard, despite a ceasfire being in place.
Police claim that 16 year old Ali Abu Ghanim, 17, ran towards them with a knife after they were provoked by the Israeli troops.
Officials tell Anadolu Agency that the commander of 1st Division of Iraqi army and three others killed during heavy clashes.
UN envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura briefed the UNSC on the latest bid to find a political solution to the 4 year conflict.
A boat carrying 80 refugees broke down while carrying 80 African refugees off the southeast coast of Tunisia
Italian police believe the suspects were involved in the October 2009 bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Peshawar that killed over 100 people.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that a new system for asylum seekers needs to be in place for an equal distribution of refugees across European countries.
UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has called on the media to act against xenophobia with "freedom of expression'" being used as a guise that recycles intolerance towards refugees.
Six people were killed and five others injured from the "Zaghawa Um-Kmelty" tribe in South Darfur on Thursday at the hands of peacekeepers from the joint African Union-United Nations mission in Darfur (UNAMID).