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Old 20.01.2016, 14:01
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Lol. So much for freedom of speech. The Nazi party was also banned in the twenties. That turned out well.
Not only were they banned, but when they came back they were ultimately able to ban and dismantle the SPD using a piece of legislation the SPD had kindly drafted and voted themselves to use against the Nazis. The SPD leader at the time complained to Hitler that the ban was unjust and unconstitutional whereuopn Hitler supposedly sighed and said "who are you telling?"

The Germans don't seem to have much ability to learn the lessons of history.
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Old 21.01.2016, 13:17
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With a lot of "ifs" you could make Paris fit in a bottle (or f wishes were fishes we'd all cast nets). According to BBC & Eurostat in Jan-Oct 2015 most of refugees were Syrians.
All sorts of numbers floating around, some consistent and some not.
According to the UN the majority of Syrian refugees are female, look here.

Edit; slightly more than 10% of those who have fled the Syrian conflict are seeking safety in Europe.
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Old 21.01.2016, 14:18
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All sorts of numbers floating around, some consistent and some not.
According to the UN the majority of Syrian refugees are female, look here.

Edit; slightly more than 10% of those who have fled the Syrian conflict are seeking safety in Europe.
It all makes sense now. Most of the migrants aren't actually Syrians.
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All sorts of numbers floating around, some consistent and some not.
According to the UN the majority of Syrian refugees are female, look here.

Edit; slightly more than 10% of those who have fled the Syrian conflict are seeking safety in Europe.

That is just normal gender balance. It reflects Syrian refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. It doesn't reflect those that trekked up north.

Could be the +70% males are reported by German authorities. This can be comprised of single male Syrians strong enough for the journey, along with any other nationalities who claim to be Syrian.
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Old 22.01.2016, 13:15
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Re: Arab gang assaults in Germany

According to the Tagesanzeiger, 821 criminal offenses were reported for NYE (1049 victims) in Cologne, 359 thereof sexual offenses (482 victims). The remainder are theft, robbery, physical injuries (Körperverletzung).

So far the police have 30 suspects, not one German, 25 are from Marocco or Algeria. 15 are asylum seekers, 11 "seem to be" in Germany illegaly, two unaccompanied underage (Minderjährige), two with a residency permit (Aufenthaltsgenehmigung).

What I find missing is a comparison to previous years. Presumably the number of crimes is higher, but by how much would be necessary to put things into perspective. And of course it would also be informative to know how many people used to show up at the Dom.
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Old 22.01.2016, 13:22
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It all makes sense now. Most of the migrants aren't actually Syrians.
And maybe not all Syrians are fleeing war.

The OH works with a colleague from Romania who says in her town back home there is a Syrian businessman who runs a dry cleaning business. She said that for some reason he employed only Syrian men in his business, typically about a dozen of them at any time, but they kept on changing. He never hired local people. She said that he has had to close down the business temporraily as all his workers have gone to Germany.
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Old 22.01.2016, 15:30
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And maybe not all Syrians are fleeing war.

The OH works with a colleague from Romania who says in her town back home there is a Syrian businessman who runs a dry cleaning business. She said that for some reason he employed only Syrian men in his business, typically about a dozen of them at any time, but they kept on changing. He never hired local people. She said that he has had to close down the business temporraily as all his workers have gone to Germany.
We have many people from Syria who came before these massive movements. Some of them actually completed their studies during communism (at that time we had good relations with the Arab world) and there are quite a few doctors, engineers who married there and chose to stay. But that's the old immigration, I suppose things are not the same now.
Anyway, there are still plenty of students from ME- specially at medical schools and engineering - a good thing even if they decide to leave for somewhere else.

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Russian border guard to STT: Russian security service behind northeast asylum traffic
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Finnish news agency STT reports a Russian border guard's confession that the transport of asylum seekers to Finland’s two northeast border crossings is being orchestrated by the Russian Federation’s Federal Security Service, the FSB. Families with children are given priority, the source said. Finnish authorities have suspected for some time that the transfer of asylum seekers from Russia to Finland has been part of a carefully organised operation.
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Old 25.01.2016, 13:56
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We have many people from Syria who came before these massive movements. Some of them actually completed their studies during communism (at that time we had good relations with the Arab world) and there are quite a few doctors, engineers who married there and chose to stay. But that's the old immigration, I suppose things are not the same now.
Anyway, there are still plenty of students from ME- specially at medical schools and engineering - a good thing even if they decide to leave for somewhere else.
Gives an entirely new angle to the Merkelite claim that most refugees are highly educated doctors and engineers.
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Old 25.01.2016, 14:03
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Russia has also refused to allow asylum seekers who crossed into Norway to return from Norway.
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Old 25.01.2016, 14:08
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Russia has also refused to allow asylum seekers who crossed into Norway to return from Norway.
Apparently Hungary is not allowing asylum seekers who've been to Germany or Austria to re-enter.

And right they are. If you invite somebody you look after them.
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Old 25.01.2016, 14:42
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Re: Arab gang assaults in Germany

Gang of migrants arrested after 'sexually assaulting women and masturbating at historic German swimming baths'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ing-baths.html
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Gang of migrants arrested after 'sexually assaulting women and masturbating at historic German swimming baths'
"Police have arrested several men in connection to the incident at the baths. The men have since been released."

I hope that they gelded them first.

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Old 25.01.2016, 15:19
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Gang of migrants arrested after 'sexually assaulting women and masturbating at historic German swimming baths'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ing-baths.html
wankers!
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Old 25.01.2016, 15:28
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"Police have arrested several men in connection to the incident at the baths. The men have since been released."

I hope that they gelded them first.

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Old 25.01.2016, 15:34
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Russia has also refused to allow asylum seekers who crossed into Norway to return from Norway.
Finnish state media (YLE) reports that the Russian FSB (previously "KGB") is deliberately moving migrants from Russia into the Scandinavian countries. Since the FSB is not exactly a "humanitarian aid" organization, it becomes curious what their motives to do this would be? Destabilization of the countries?

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http://yle.fi/uutiset/russian_border...raffic/8620174
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Since the FSB is not exactly a "humanitarian aid" organization, it becomes curious what their motives to do this would be?
Maybe it is even simpler? Just a run-away corruption? I wouldn't be surprised :-)
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http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c4050...#axzz3yJyNVwlK
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EU leaders are weighing a drastic plan to staunch the influx of asylum-seekers by blocking their passage into Macedonia, stoking fears in Athens that tens of thousands of migrants will become stranded in Greece.
The European Commission and Berlin are ready to back the proposal to aid Macedonia, a non-EU country, that would in effect isolate Greece, a fellow member-state that is economically fragile and already overwhelmed with migrants.

The move to ringfence Greece comes as fears grow that an EU scheme to get Turkey to block the flow of refugees entering the EU in exchange for €3bn in aid has failed to reduce the migrant flow.
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Woman stabbed to death at an asylum centre in Sweden by a 15 year old.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35406072

Finland trying to make sure they know the rules but ...

'The lesson at Raasepori reception centre is drawing to a close and the asylum seekers have been given optional homework to help them read up on Finland's sexual equality laws. As we leave the class, an Iraqi man in a colourful bomber jacket shakes my hand.

"It's great in Finland," he says "But when I marry, my wife will be a housekeeper who will cook the food I like - and she certainly won't go to discos."'

It's going to take more than a few lessons to change ingrained cultural perceptions/attitudes.

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35353310
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Old 26.01.2016, 08:23
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Gives an entirely new angle to the Merkelite claim that most refugees are highly educated doctors and engineers.
Well, I think she was right when she said Syrian refugees are (on average) better educated than other refugees. Don't forget that Syria was a socialist country where improving mass education used to be top priority for a few decades. A bit like Iran, if you like.
Now, rumours say that only about 20% of all the people coming last year are in fact Syrians and that's an entire different story. Btw, if you saw interviews with Syrian refugees in Hungary for instance you would agree with me.

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