Skip to comments.No, 30,000 migrants haven’t disappeared in Germany ‘without a trace’ [o rly? fakenews]
Posted on 11/04/2017 10:38:31 AM PDT by Olog-hai
When Bild reported on Thursday that 30,000 rejected asylum seekers had gone missing without a trace in Germany it was soon picked up in the international media. The only problem? It isnt true.
Bild described the case as the disappearance scandal, claiming that German authorities through sheer disorganization had lost trace of roughly 30,000 migrants who had been told to leave the country. The tabloid cited government figures from December 2016 which show that 54,437 people were believed to be in Germany at the time who had been asked to leave. At the same time, only 23,617 of these people were withdrawing welfare payments they were entitled to under German asylum law. Bild subtracted the number of people registered for state financial support from the total number who had been told to leave to conclude that authorities have no idea where the other 30,820 people are.
The report was soon translated into English by Deutsche Welle and Breitbart, among other media outlets.
But research by the blog bildblog.de, which investigates the reliability of media reports, has established that the Bild report is completely inaccurate.
Bildblog.de points out that figures for people who have been told to leave the country dont just include failed asylum seekers. They could also be tourists whose visas have expired.
(Excerpt) Read more at thelocal.de ...
Germany, don’t worry about finding the 30,000 “lost refugees”.
They will find you - sooner than you may like.
Notice that they quickly restrict things to people who were “told to leave the country”, moving the goalposts. Then they claim to have contacted the Interior Ministry who they claim provided “more accurate” numbers. (Never mind asking the wrong questions.)
“The Local”, in all its flavors, is 100% leftist propaganda.
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