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  • Canada to welcome hundreds of refugees from Libya

    02/08/2019 10:41:01 PM PST · by granada · 32 replies
    the CNN ^ | February 8, 2019 | Mark Tutton
    (CNN)Canada has announced it will take in 750 refugees from Libya, some rescued from migrant detention centers. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said in a statement that Canada had already resettled more than 150 people, with another 600 anticipated to arrive in the next two years. Two years ago, CNN revealed video footage that showed migrants being sold into slavery in Libya, some for as little as $400 each. It caused an international outcry, with the UN Security Council condemning the sale of migrants as "heinous abuses of human rights." Announcing Canada's move, Hussen said: "In 2017, the world was shocked...
  • Dem in Va. who proposed late term abortion bill praised parents who saved her as a baby fleeing 'Nam

    02/01/2019 4:48:05 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 9 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 2/1/19 | USA Features
    In what appears to be a classic case of terminal tone deafness, the Democratic Virginia assemblywoman who is proposing an up-to-birth abortion bill actually praised her parents on Twitter for saving her from death in communist Vietnam as a baby. “In 1979, my parents & I fled Vietnam as boat refugees,” Del. Kathy Tran said in the Tweet that she originally made on Dec. 13, 2018. “My dad was a dentist in the South Vietnamese Army & went to reeducation prison,” she said. “Upon his release, my parents took me, not yet seven months old, onto the open sea. They...
  • Typhus Epidemic Worsens in [medieval and third world] Los Angeles

    02/01/2019 10:00:25 AM PST · by LUV W · 39 replies
    NBC4 - Los Angeles ^ | February 1, 2019 | By Joel Grover and Amy Corral
    A veteran Los Angeles City Hall official is one of the latest victims of an epidemic of the infectious disease typhus that continues to worsen across LA County. For months, LA County public health officials have said typhus is mainly hitting the homeless population. But Deputy City Attorney Liz Greenwood, a veteran prosecutor, tells NBC4 she was diagnosed with typhus in November, after experiencing high fevers and excruciating headaches. VIDEO AT LINK:
  • The ‘Ethics’ of Trump’s Border Wall - A wall would cause harm to immigrants and refugees

    01/30/2019 7:13:35 PM PST · by Coleus · 112 replies
    NY Times ^ | 01.30.19 | Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin
    The ‘Ethics’ of Trump’s Border Wall A wall would cause harm to immigrants and refugees, all of whom are equal to us in the eyes of God. Is the border wall ethical? President Trump has suggested the wall is moral and those who oppose it immoral. His critics claim the opposite. To answer this, we have to consider its effect on humans. What harm could a border wall cause to immigrants and refugees, all of whom are equal to us in the eyes of God? Some people who cross the border are in desperate search of work to support their...
  • Murder charges expected against suspect in killings(Reno/Carson City NV)

    01/21/2019 7:14:50 AM PST · by rktman · 28 replies ^ | 1/20/2019 | staff
    A man apparently in the United States illegally is the primary suspect in four Northern Nevada murders, and no one else is being sought. January 20, 2019, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam hosted a multi-agency news conference to announce the arrest of 19-year-old Wilbur Ernesto Martinez-Guzman. Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong says the suspect had lived in the Carson City area about a year, but has no local record. The suspect is so far charged with burglary, possession of stolen property and obtaining money by false pretenses, and he is on an immigration hold. District Attorneys from Washoe County and...
  • New cases of child rape revealed in Finland – President says asylum seekers brought evil with them

    01/16/2019 4:54:10 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 13 replies
    A number of cases of rape and abuse of children, with foreign perpetrators, have been revealed in Oulu in the northern parts of Finland since last autumn, Fria Tider reports. The police are investigating another four cases with girls under the age of 15, where three perpetrators of foreign background have been arrested suspected of rape and serious sexual abuse of children. In all cases, the suspects have background as refugees or asylum seekers. And now the police in Helsinki have arrested several migrants suspected of serious rape and serious sexual abuse of children. The crimes have been committed in...
  • Walls Work and Belong in any Comprehensive Immigration Policy

    01/14/2019 9:16:25 AM PST · by Kaslin ^ | January 14, 2019 | Terry Paulson
    In 2006, the Secure Fence Act, supported by Senators Obama, Clinton, and Schumer along with 23 other Democrats, was passed. Congress supported a border wall under Presidents Clinton and Bush. So the only answer as to why Democrats balk at supporting President Trump’s funding request is politics. The National Border Patrol Council, in an April survey, found that an overwhelming 89% of America’s frontline Border Patrol agents support building President Trump’s fence along the U.S./Mexico border.Those closest to the problem see a wall system in strategic locations as a necessary piece of the border security puzzle. Some facts stand out....
  • Netherlands narrowly escaped a major terrorist attack with dozens of deaths – prosecutors

    01/12/2019 8:36:43 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 10 replies
    RT ^ | 1/11/19
    Dozens of people would have been killed in an unprecedented terrorist attack in the Netherlands if a seven-strong terrorist cell had not been stopped in time, a Dutch public prosecutor told a court on Thursday. The terrorists were intercepted in September last year following months of investigation. The seven suspects were arrested in the towns of Arnhem and Weert. Police seized 100kg of fertilizer as well as other bomb-making materials at their homes, they said at the time. This week, preliminary hearings in the high-profile case started. “The suspects said goodbye to friends. These suspects were on the way to...
  • Swedish Journalist: Teachers Have ‘Surrendered’ to Rising School Violence

    01/11/2019 11:10:15 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Jan 2019 | Chris Tomlinson
    Swedish journalist Joakim Lamotte has spent time lecturing in schools across Sweden and claims that violence is on the rise because many teachers have simply given up on attempting to deal with the problem. “Threats, beatings, and stabbings now occur every day in Swedish schools and it increases dramatically. At the same time, teachers are getting less power while authorities and politicians are completely paralysed,” he noted. In a recent article on school violence, SVT revealed that within the last five years Sweden had seen 224 incidents involving various kinds of weapons including knives. In the last year alone, there...
  • AfD leader blames media smear campaign for ‘assassination attempt’ on state chairman

    01/08/2019 3:08:38 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 5 replies
    The leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party made a video statement on the sickening attack on Frank Magnitz, state chairman of the AfD. Magnitz was almost beaten to death by three masked thugs in the northern German city of Bremen. Police said they are treating the incident as a “politically motivated act.” AfD leader Alice Weidel said “she is completely shocked by this abhorrent act” and partly blames the media for it. According to her the media’s smear campaign against her democratically elected party “finally beared fruit”. Weidel says “this cowardly attack is to be completely condemned” and...
  • Approximately 15 acid attacks per week in Britain, with 73% of them taking place in London

    01/07/2019 4:44:50 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 35 replies
    The United Kingdom’s surge of the previously unheard of phenomenon of acid attacks has seen an average of 15 a week over the past three years, with the vast majority taking place in the crime-struck capital. There were 2,602 acid attacks in Britain between January 2015 and May 2018, according to government figures accessed by The Mirror. Comparing that figure, the newspaper notes that between 2007 and 2011 there were just 100 such attacks, or just one a fortnight over the period. The paper also reports instances of particular attacks that have taken place in recent years, some of which...
  • Trudeau's immigration approach brings us to a breaking point

    01/07/2019 9:35:52 AM PST · by OddLane · 10 replies
    True North Initiative ^ | Candice Malcolm
    The Islamic Party of Ontario has made the first steps to becoming an officially recognized political party in Canada - but do they have a chance at success, and what is their endgame?
  • Stabbing leaves 3 injured

    12/31/2018 6:24:27 PM PST · by leopud · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/31/2018 | CNN
    A man was detained in Manchester, England, on New Year's Eve after three people were stabbed at the Manchester Victoria railway station, British Transport Police said. A male British Transport Police officer, another man and a woman were taken to the hospital with knife injuries, Greater Manchester Police said. "Tonight's events will have understandably worried people but I need to stress that the incident is not ongoing, a man is in custody and there is currently no intelligence to suggest there is any greater threat at this time," GMP Assistant Chief Constable Rob Potts said. "While we don't yet know...
  • Adult migrant violently rapes 9-year-old Swedish child ‘because he was looking for someone to rape’

    12/30/2018 6:37:15 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 62 replies
    The African who raped a Swedish child says he was looking for someone to rape that day, and he didn’t care if it was a child, news outlet Fria Tider reports. The 30-year-old Libyan who was charged with a brutal rape of a 9-year-old girl in Malmö earlier this year was sentenced by the District Court for aggravated rape of a child on Friday. The penalty will be six years imprisonment and expulsion, but not for life – after 15 years, the pedophile rapist is welcome back. This is what the prosecutor wrote in the document instituting proceedings: “He lured...
  • Five arrests in Rotterdam terrorism investigation

    12/29/2018 7:07:50 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 10 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 29 Dec, 2018 | Baron Bodissey
    The police arrested five terrorism suspects on Saturday. In the morning, four were arrested in Rotterdam. A fifth during the day. Where (exactly) the arrests were made has not been reported. They are suspected of involvement in the preparation of a terrorist crime. Immediately after the arrests in the morning, the locations where the detentions were made were searched. Four of the arrested men are between 20 and 30 years old and come from non-Western countries. Nothing further is known about the fifth. The investigation will continue in the coming days, the police reported. “The emphasis is on further research...
  • NINE migrants in custody for gang raping German teen girl after DNA match

    12/29/2018 3:20:16 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 30 replies
    An 18-year-old German student in the German city of Freiburg, was given a drink containing a drug rendering her completely “defenseless” at a disco. She was then taken nearby to some bushes where ten men raped her over the course of four hours. Mayor Horn told tabloid “Bild”, stating the obvious, in October: “The woman is severely traumatized”. Now, the eight Syrian migrants, an Algerian migrant and a German have been remanded into custody following DNA matches. According to “Bild” the arrested eight suspects are seven Syrians and one man with a German passport. The Syrians apparently lived in refugee...
  • Among Vietnamese, a generational divide arises in fight against deportation threat

    12/26/2018 10:29:51 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 25 replies
    LA Times ^ | Dec 2018 | Anh Do
    "After word spread about a renewed push by the Department of Homeland Security to get Vietnam to accept more deportees, some people saw it as a mistake by the Trump administration given the GOP’s fading strength in Orange County and the historical support that the Republican Party has gotten from Vietnamese Americans. But in a community where many older residents oppose undocumented immigration and younger ones tend to lean left politically, the controversy is just the latest to underscore the generational divide among those of Vietnamese descent." "More than 8,000 Vietnamese residents in the U.S. who escaped their homeland but...
  • Chief Justice John Roberts Joins the Liberals to Block Trump Asylum Restriction in 5–4 Decision

    12/21/2018 2:13:06 PM PST · by DesScorp · 84 replies
    slate ^ | 21 Dec. 2018 | Mark Joseph Stern
    On Friday, Chief Justice John Roberts joined the liberal justices in a 5–4 decision to maintain the block on President Donald Trump’s new restrictions on asylum. Trump issued a proclamation in November prohibiting refugees from seeking asylum if they entered the United States without authorization. U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar swiftly halted the policy, prompting Trump to dismiss him as an “Obama judge.” Chief Justice John Roberts then issued a rare rejoinder, telling the AP: “We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges. What we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges...
  • ‘Peaceful’ Syrian refugee tests bomb in his back garden in Belgium

    12/20/2018 4:13:30 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 7 replies
    A 20-year-old Syrian refugee has been charged for terrorist activities and by the correctional court in Charleroi, Belgium. Newspaper HLN reports that the man, named Ahmed A., tested a bomb in his back garden in Mouscron. The Syrian national was already monitored after an FBI warning, Belgian officials said. The charges against the man are: Preparing a terrorist attack and participating in terrorist activities. After his arrest the man told via a translator that the explosives were to be used for fishing, but these remarks were rejected by the magistrate. She said the man was tracked down after his online...
  • Hero civilian fifth victim of Strasbourg Christmas market attack

    12/19/2018 5:27:29 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 3 replies
    News.Com.AU ^ | 12/19/18
    A fifth victim wounded during an attack at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg has died, authorities and relatives said. The prosecutor’s office confirmed on Sunday (local time) that a Polish national had died after being injured by Cherif Chekatt in Tuesday’s rampage. “My brother Barto Pedro Orent-Niedzielski has just passed away. He thanks you for the love and strength you have given him,” the brother of the 36-year-old victim from the Polish city of Katowice wrote on Facebook. Chekatt, 29, attacked Christmas market shoppers armed with a gun and a knife, before being killed by police...