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  • Hungary's Orban calls for global anti-migrant alliance with eye on 2018 elections

    02/18/2018 11:58:26 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 7 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 2/18/18
    Reuters) - Hungarian leader Viktor Orban called on Sunday for a global alliance against migration as his right-wing populist Fidesz party began campaigning for an April 8 election in which it is expected to win a third consecutive landslide victory. Popular at home but increasingly at odds politically and economically with mainstream European Union peers, Orban has thrived on external controversy, including repeated clashes with Brussels and lately the United Nations. Those conflicts, mostly centered on migration since people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa flooded into Europe in 2015, have intensified as the elections approach...
  • German Activist Has Her Eyes Opened About Muslim Refugees

    02/16/2018 4:00:53 AM PST · by SJackson · 22 replies
    Frontnpagemagazine ^ | February 16, 2018 | Mark Tapson
    “Those people who ate with me, drank, danced, laughed – they talk about me as ‘stupid German whore’.” The must-read Vlad Tepes blog posted a lengthy but fascinating interview recently with a German artist, activist for the rights of indigenous peoples, and UN advisor Rebecca Sommer, posted by the Polish website EuroIslam. As Vlad Tepes notes, "Rebecca used to support Muslim 'refugees' in Germany, and describes how her experience made her gradually change her mind over core issues." That's putting it mildly. Sommer's experiences were eye-opening enough that she is now unafraid to declare truths about Islamic mass migration that...
  • When Israel Ignorantly Blames the Holocaust on the Poles, It Boosts Their Illiberal Nationalists

    02/08/2018 11:39:22 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 31 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Jan 30, 2018 | Oded Even Or
    Contrary to other European countries, such as France or Norway, Poland was directly controlled by Nazi Germany. There was no puppet regime in Poland to assist the Germans, like the Vichy or Quisling governments, and the Nazis annexed parts of the country, while putting the rest under the control of a German governor, Hans Frank. Frank subjected Poland to a terror "much fiercer and more protracted [...] than anywhere in Europe," scholar Norman Davies says, as cited by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. This terror included capital punishment for offering any help to Jews. While it’s true that Poles aided,...
  • ‘Hungary First’: Orbán Vows to ‘Fight Those Who Want to Change the Christian Identity of Europe’

    02/08/2018 6:36:23 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/8/2018
    Viktor Orbán has vowed to put “Hungary first” and fight those within the European Union who “want to change the Christian identity of Europe”. Echoing U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s “America First” rallying cry, conservative Prime Minister Orbán has hit out at Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel who said that Central European countries would be forced to accept migrants in terms described by Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party as “extortion”. “The presidency of Fidesz has discussed yesterday the announcement of the Belgian Prime Minister, that they will – if necessary with force – obligate Central European countries, including Hungary, to accept...
  • Feminism, Swedish Style

    02/08/2018 5:24:12 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 8/2/18 | Bruce Bawer
    ..... Still, in no country have the precepts of "intersectional" feminism been more unequivocally endorsed by the political and cultural establishment, and more eagerly internalized by the citizenry, than in Sweden. Case in point: one of the consequences of "intersectional" feminism is a severe reluctance to punish Muslim men for acting in accordance with the moral dictates of their own culture; and it is precisely because of this reluctance that Sweden, with its "feminist government," has, according to some observers, become the "rape capital of the West." Moreover, it was "intersectionality" that, last year, led every female member of a...
  • Sweden Appoints Pakistani Muslim Head of National Heritage Board

    02/07/2018 10:07:51 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 30 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | 2-7-18 | Robert Spencer
    Qaisar Mahmood, a Muslim born in Pakistan, is the new head of the Swedish National Heritage Board. This is an extremely anomalous appointment, since he readily admits that he has not read anything about Sweden’s cultural heritage. But his new job is not really about preserving and protecting Sweden’s cultural heritage and historical sites at all. Qaisar Mahmood, who once rode his motorcycle around Sweden in an apparently failed attempt to discover what being Swedish consisted of, is using his position as head of the Swedish National Heritage Board not to highlight and celebrate that heritage, but to downplay Sweden’s...
  • EU announces ambitious expansion plans in western Balkans

    02/06/2018 6:44:13 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 02.06.2018 | Barbara Wesel
    After letting 13 Eastern and central European states join the European Union roughly a decade ago, it seemed Brussels had grown tired of enlargement. The prospect of adding western Balkan nations to the bloc were put on the back burner. But now the European Commission has announced ambitious plans for a grand, new push toward enlargement, hoping to welcome western Balkan states in the EU within the next seven years. The bloc’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, called the news a turning point for Europe’s future. “The next months will be not only intense but also crucial to make sure...
  • France: 'Migrant Crisis' Spirals Out of Control....

    02/06/2018 7:18:50 PM PST · by caww · 48 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | Feb. 6, 2018 | Soeren Kern
    French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb described the level of violence in Calais as "unprecedented." He attributed the fighting to an 'escalating turf war' between Afghan and Kurdish gangs seeking to gain control over human trafficking between Calais and Britain, which many migrants view as "El Dorado" because of its massive underground economy. Hundreds of 'Africans and Asians' armed with knives and iron rods fought running street battles in the northern port city of Calais on February 1, less than two weeks after French President Emmanuel Macron visited the area and pledged to crack down on illegal immigration. Within an hour,...
  • Majority of Muslim Migrants in Europe Believe in Supremacy of Sharia Law: Gatestone Analysis

    02/06/2018 8:39:25 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/06/2018 | Anugrah Kumar
    An analysis of surveys conducted among Muslim migrants in Europe shows that the majority of them value sharia law over national law and believe in the supremacy of Islam over other religions, according to Gatestone Institute. Citing a recent study done by Ednan Aslan, professor of Islamic Religious Education at the University of Vienna, the Institute reported that for more than 51 percent of the interviewees, the supremacy of Islam over other religions is undisputed, and 55 percent believe in hell for unbelievers. Aslan interviewed a sample of 288 of the roughly 4,000 predominantly Afghan asylum seekers in the Austrian...
  • The Marshall Plan Led Europe Back From The Dead

    02/05/2018 1:19:13 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 42 replies
    "It is the greatest success in the history of American foreign policy," Mark Stoler, editor of the George C. Marshall Papers in Lexington, Va. "And it plays to the best American instincts — helping those in need. "In the process, it clearly turned America into the world's superpower. It was the key component of American Cold War strategy. And it was an immediate psychological booster shot to Europe. Marshall's message was: 'Here is a lifeline that you can take advantage of. America is going to be the leader here and accept that mantel of leadership.'" Georges Bidault, France's prime minister...
  • Europe: Making Islam Great Again

    02/05/2018 6:20:32 AM PST · by blam · 26 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 2-5-2018 | Judith Bergman
    * In Germany, 47% of Muslims believe Sharia is more important than German law. In Sweden, 52% of Muslims believe that Sharia is more important than Swedish law. * The studies are supported by European intelligence reports. In Germany, intelligence agencies warned in the early fall of 2015 that, "We are importing Islamic extremism, Arab anti-Semitism, national and ethnic conflicts of other peoples, as well as a different understanding of society and law." * A recent Belgian study, in which 4,734 Belgians were polled, showed that two-thirds of Belgians feel that their nation is being "increasingly invaded". "We cannot and...
  • German women in fear: New anti-rape pants sell out very quickly

    02/04/2018 9:23:18 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 73 replies
    https://voiceofeurope.com ^ | 02/06/2018 | voce of europe
    The high-tech pants, called “safe shorts”, are supposed to give three times protection. She developed the high-tech pants with three built-in mechanisms: -The pants consist of a tear- and cut resistant material. They also feature a protector in the groin to protect from any grabbing -Strings along the waist cross at the groin. They are being lashed down to prevent the pants from being pulled down/ripped down. A combination lock is supposed to provide additional safety. -The pants have an alarm (130dB) that is being triggered by someone pulling/tugging/tearing on them. It can also be activated manually if needed. The...
  • Migrants Engage In Violent Riots In Calais (France) As Truck Companies Warn Drivers To Stay Away

    02/04/2018 10:37:35 AM PST · by blam · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-4-1018 | Chris Thomlinson
    Over a hundred migrants in Calais took part in a series of violent attacks this week leading to several hospitalised from gunshot wounds as Belgian truck companies warn drivers to avoid motorways around the city. On Thursday a series of violent conflicts involving around 100 Eritrean migrants and around thirty Afghan migrants erupted in various parts of the city. The brawl led to 22 of the young men being injured, including five who were victims of gunshot wounds. One was shot in the neck, L’Express reports. Of the five men who were shot, four of them are intensive care in...
  • Video: Muslim Driver Attempts Hit and Run on Jewish Father and Son in Belgium

    02/03/2018 11:30:27 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-03-2018 | Michael van der Galien
    The Jewish community of Antwerp (Belgium) has released CCTV footage of an attempted car ramming incident on an Orthodox Jewish family Saturday morning. A Jewish father and his son were on their way to the local synagogue when they suddenly had to jump out of harm's way because a car was coming directly at them. (Note: the two were walking on the sidewalk.) Here's the footage: [VIDEO] Police have arrested the driver. According to Israeli public broadcaster Kan News, the driver is of Muslim origin. He was tracked down through the footage of the license plate and is to be...
  • Driver opens fire on African migrants in Italian city of Macerata

    02/03/2018 7:16:21 AM PST · by Drew68 · 50 replies
    Guardian ^ | Feb 03, 2018 | Damien Gayle
    A man has opened fire on pedestrians in the Italian city of Macerata, injuring several African migrants in an attack that police said appeared to be racially motivated. Local media reported that at least six migrants, five men and a woman, had been shot by a man driving and firing from his car window. Police told residents to stay out of the way and avoid open places before announcing that a man had been arrested. The state broadcaster, Rai, said the suspect was a 28-year-old white Italian man from Macerata. Police later published a photo of him, with an Italian...
  • The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

    02/02/2018 3:37:11 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 1 replies
    Oxford University Press ^ | 2012 | David Ellwood
    The Shock of America is based on the proposition that whenever Europeans of the last 100 years or more contemplated those margins of their experience where change occurred, there, sooner or later, they would find America. How Europeans have come to terms over the decades with this dynamic force in their midst, and what these terms were, is the story at the heart of this text. Masses of Europeans have been enthralled by the real or imaginary prospects coming out of the USA. Inspiration, provocation, myth, menace, model: all these categories and many more have been deployed to try to...
  • Amid concerns over public safety, Germans are buying more weapons

    02/01/2018 7:39:55 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 02.01.2018 | Kersten Knipp
    The number of Germans who have acquired weapons permits has risen considerably over the past two years. Having the requisite documentation allows people in the country to carry things like non-lethal gas pistols in public. In January 2016, just under 301,000 people had such a permit; in December 2017 there were over 557,000. Weapons retailers say that defensive blinding flashlights, stun guns and gas spray are selling so well they are having trouble keeping shelves stocked. Self-defense courses are also increasingly popular. Classes at Taekwondo clubs, fitness studios, and even municipal community centers are attracting more and more participants. A...
  • 8-year-old beaten in latest anti-Semitic attack on children in France

    01/31/2018 7:07:21 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 18 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 01/31/2018 | CHRISTOPHER BRENNAN
    An 8-year-old Jewish boy in France was beaten by strangers for wearing a kippa, the last in a string of anti-Semitic attacks. The unidentified child was mugged by two young men in the Parisian suburb of Sarcelles on Tuesday, and French President Emmanuel Macron echoed prosecutors' sentiments that he was attacked because of the symbol of his religion. “Every time a citizen is attacked because of his age, his appearance or his faith, the whole Republic is attacked,” the president posted on Twitter.
  • Lorry Attack Against Swedish ‘Infidels’ Was Planned for Months

    01/30/2018 10:37:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Prosecutors say an Uzbek asylum seeker who killed five people had prepared wellAn Uzbek asylum seeker who admitted carrying out a lorry attack in Stockholm last year that killed five people planned his assault “against infidels” in Sweden for months, prosecutors said on Tuesday. Rakhmat Akilov, 39, who swore allegiance to ISIL, admitted stealing a lorry and mowing down a crowd of pedestrians on a Friday afternoon in April. Prosecutors formally charged him on Tuesday with “terrorism and attempted terrorism”.Akilov wanted to “instigate fear among the public in Sweden and force its government and parliament to end Sweden’s participation...
  • Murder Spree: ‘New Swedes’ Shoot Man, Stab Trial Witness and Wife to Death

    01/29/2018 8:21:39 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | January 29, 2018 | Virginia Hale
    A number of men with migrant backgrounds have been convicted of a trio of murders in a Stockholm suburb, where a man was shot dead then a witness and his wife were brutally murdered. Fouad Saleh, 22, described as a leading figure in the local crime scene, was handed a life sentence for the murders, which took place in Hallonbergen last year. The first murder investigation began in January 2017, when a seriously injured man turned up to Karolinska University Hospital and told staff he had been shot at a garage but managed to escape. The victim said he was...