German court rules Palestinian ex-DW journalist sacking unlawful

Farah Maraqa was dismissed along with six other Arab employees of Deutsche Welle after being accused of anti-Semitism.

Deutsche Welle logo on a wall
Deutsche Welle has already lost one case brought forward by Maram Salem, who was also accused of anti-Semitism [File: Ina Fassbender/AFP]

A German court has ruled that the dismissal of Palestinian-Jordanian journalist Farah Maraqa by the German state-owned broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) on charges of anti-Semitism was ‘legally unjustified’.