Skip to comments.Third Night of 'Ramadan Rioting' in Capital of Europe
Posted on 09/27/2006 6:50:46 AM PDT by Republicain
It looks as if immigrants youths want to turn nightly rioting during the Islamic holy month of ramadan into an annual tradition. Around 8:30pm last night violence erupted again in Brussels, the capital of Europe. The riots centered on the Brussels Marollen quarter and the area near the Midi Train Station, where the international trains from London and Paris arrive. Youths threw stones at passing people and cars, windows of parked cars were smashed, bus shelters were demolished, cars were set ablaze, a youth club was arsoned and a shop was looted. Two molotov cocktails were thrown into St.Peters hospital, one of the main hospitals of central Brussels. The fire brigade was able to extinguish the fires at the hospital, but youths managed to steal the keys of the fire engine.
During the month of ramadan Muslims are required to fast during the day and are only allowed to eat after sunset. As Esther pointed out What should be noticed about the riots is that they start after sunset. Besides the fact that they start after dark, it also gives the rioters enough time to break their fast and enjoy the traditional family meal. Sunset is around 7:30pm. Tuesdays and Mondays riots began around 8:30pm.
Last night the police arrested 45 rioters. One of them will be prosecuted for assaulting the owner of a shop. Philippe Close, the chef de cabinet of the Mayor of Brussels, Freddy Thielemans, said that the authorities would continue their efforts to defuse the situation in a peaceful manner, but he announced that the police will be less complacent in future, since we cannot tolerate that this [Marollen] neighbourhood falls victim to a problem from outside the neighbourhood.
The immigrant youths claim that they are upset by the death of Fayçal Chaaban, a 25-year old criminal, in a Brussels prison last Sunday. Yesterday morning the authorities announced they would hold a meeting with the youths to hear their grievances about security in prison, but the meeting, which was due last night, could not take place because of the riots.
The authorities are especially nervous since the Belgian municipal elections are being held on Sunday October 8th. It is likely that the elections will be won by anti-immigrant, islamophobic parties. Since ramadan will not be over on October 8th and many immigrants might perceive a victory of the indigenous right (as opposed to their own far-right) as an insult, Muslim indignation over the election results in major cities may spark serious disturbances. According to a poll published today the Vlaams Belang party is set to win 38.6% of the vote in Antwerp (compared to 33,0% in the previous municipal elections six years ago).
More on this topic (with links to the 2005 Ramadan Riots):
Ramadan Rioting in Brussels, 26 September 2006
Islam is the only religion where riots reliably follow religious services.
Kinda tells you something.
I WILL MULTIPLY THY SEED EXCEEDINGLY...THOU ART WITH CHILD, AND SHALT BEAR A SON, AND SHALT CALL HIS NAME ISHMAEL...AND HE WILL BE A WILD MAN-Gen 16:10-12.
HE WILL BE A WILD DONKEY OF A MAN; HIS HAND WILL BE AGAINST EVERYONE AND EVERYONES HAND AGAINST HIM, AND HE WILL LIVE IN HOSTILITY TOWARD ALL HIS BROTHERS-Gen 16:12 NIV.
AND HAGAR BARE ABRAM A SON: AND ABRAM CALLED HIS SON'S NAME, WHICH HAGAR BARE, ISHMAEL.
The autopsy of Chaaban is imminent
The autopsy of the body of Fayçal Chaaban, the 25 year old young man held to the prison of Forest and deceased in the night of Sunday to Monday, will be practised Tuesday afternoon, announced Tuesday morning the parquet floor of Brussels. The spokesman of the parquet floor indicated that there no was intervention of a third person to facilitate the death.
The parquet floor of Brussels evoked Tuesday morning the legal past of the young person deceased in prison. It had been placed in custody with Forest on September 16 within the framework of a qualified flight educated by the examining magistrate Bertha Bernardo-Mendez.
The young man has been the subject of measurements taken by a judge of the Protection of youth for his 13 years. In 2001, it profited from a suspension from pronounced for facts of flights. In 2003, it was condemned to a sorrow of work of 150 hours general interest for facts of flights. In 2004, the justie inflicted to him a new judgment for facts of flights, a sorrow of 175 hours work. In 2005, it was condemned to a sorrow of 20 months imprisonment with 5 years a probatory deferment, for flights and forgery in writing. Always in 2005, it profited from a sorrow of 200 hours work for facts of flights, to replace a sorrow of 10 months imprisonment. The young man was also challenged at the wheel of a vehicle whereas its driving licence had been withdrawn to him and that the vehicle was not assured.
The problem is most of these punks are born in Europe and are EU citizens. Where do you deport them to? France? They cannot be sent to their parents home countries.
Yeah, I've read that before. Ironic and as true today as the day it was written.
Are you sure this isn't a script for a Monty Python comeback?
they better not try rioting in my neighborhood....or they will be some pretty sorry sheet heads.
C'mon, look at the bright side. Rioting keeps them busy and certainly doesn't result in any new little mouoselimes; it probably also reduces potential converts.
It means "peace, ya know
"This time they may get enslaved and converted back to the 5th Century."
In My Home Town, five years ago, we had what the ethnic radio station in town calls "the uprisings" and sensible people call "the riots" over a punk kid with fifteen warrents on him, who ran into a dark ally chased by cops, and made a sudden grab for his pockets in the dimness. The cops, rightly, viewed this as the punk going for a gun, and shot him.
The predictable happened...endless whining about "the cops are shooting our babies!" The formation of several public committees to "oversee" (handcuff) the cops. And nights and nights of torching their own neighborhoods, followed by years of complaining that "all those businesses we burned down never came back to our area and we have no jobs!"
But, those riots and these riots, I can sum them all up in two words: "free sneakers".
Hey, Mooselimbs! You don't fool us. You want free sneakers.
These riots are nothing more than Muslims trying to show the Euros who's boss. and its working
The Barbarians destroyed Roman civilization. And now the Muslims are destroying Western civlilization.
Now those are some real class moves... Bomb the hospitals... Disable the emergency rescue equipment... Where's the hysterical global media response to this? Shouldn't we schedule a 'day of rage' or something?
Are they? In the old days('80s) you could be the third generation of a immigrant family born in Germany and not be a German Citizen.
Has the EU changed that?
Perhaps the Sun would be fitting...
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