• Nazi Style Surveillance Plan Strikes Fear As Germany Panics Over Terrorism

    BERLIN  - The German government is considering legal changes that would oblige operators of car and house alarm systems to help law enforcement in their efforts to spy on potential terrorists or criminals, a spokesman for the interior ministry said on Friday.

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    Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, a conservative, plans to discuss the issue with security officials across the country next week in a bid to remove what he sees as hurdles to better surveillance, the spokesman said.

    But those plans have already sparked criticism from Social Democrats (SPD), who are partners in the current German caretaker government and are under pressure to renew the “grand coalition” that ruled Germany for the past four years.

    Surveillance is a sensitive issue in Germany given its legacy of spying by East Germany’s Stasi secret police and the Nazi era Gestapo.

    Boris Pistorius, an SPD member and interior minister of the state of Lower Saxony, said de Maiziere’s plans were premature and “panicked”, and called for a more measured approach.

    “2017 is not Orwell’s 1984,” he told the Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung in an interview to be published on Saturday. “We need sound judgement and not exaggeration.”

    In the past, law enforcement officials have run into difficulty installing secret listening devices in cars and apartments because individuals were tipped off by security systems in electronic gadgets connected to the internet, or received text messages when their cars were opened.

    Officials were now exploring legal changes that would require alarm system operators to provide law enforcement with specific tools that would enable them to secretly open and circumvent alarm systems in cases involving suspected terrorist activity or organised crime, the spokesman said.

    He said authorities were not seeking access to suspects’ computers, smart phones or other electronic devices.

  • Migrant Ban Begins In German Town Where Locals Fear The Future

    In the German town of Salzgitter the previously pro-refugee Mayor has declared a ban on any more foreigners coming to join nearly 6000 who have already arrived. 

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    He admitted a few weeks ago:

    'Right now, we are overwhelmed. We have received too many in too short a time. The locals are having fears for the future.' 

    Even the migrants living in Salzgitter, which sits on a lake in Lower Saxony, north-west Germany, agree there is a crisis. 

    'Not everyone can come or there will be nowhere to sleep and no free chairs in the schools,' says Khaled Rasti, a 32- year-old Syrian from Damascus, who with his wife Slivi, 30, is wheeling two-year-old Jodi — one of their three children — in a pushchair near the Christmas market. 

    'We have worries,' he says. 'I am still learning German. I do not have a job. There are many like me.' 

    This town's decision to refuse any more migrants is a slap in the face for Mrs Merkel, who relentlessly lectured her nation that 'We can do it' when she unilaterally welcomed 1.5 million migrants, many of them Muslim, from the war-shattered Middle East and impoverished African states in 2015.

    Today, increasing numbers of ordinary Germans feel the influx has been too large and too fast for the incomers to integrate properly. 

    Already, six per cent of the German population is Muslim. 

     

    And this week an international think tank warned the numbers will only increase, and predicted Europe's Muslim population could double by 2050, due to migration and high birth rates among those who have already reached the continent. 

     

  • Migrant Starts Fire in Asylum Home Because He Was ‘Frustrated’

    A Lebanese asylum seeker found guilty of attempting to burn down his asylum home said he did so out of frustration at not being given a job.

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    A court heard that 26-year-old Hussein F. had come to Germany two years ago from Dubai, where he had lived for six years, and paid £11,000 ($15,000) for a Schengen area visa

    He was placed in an asylum home in Hannover where, on June 12th, he set his mattress on fire. His lawyer Tanja Brettschneider claimed the asylum seeker has snapped because he was “looking for a better life, but was not allowed to work”, German tabloid Bild reports.

    The 26-year-old even gave warning to authorities of his plans in advance when he marched down to the city hall and demanded his own accommodation saying that otherwise, he would set the asylum home on fire.

    It took 66 firemen, 14 police officers, and six paramedics two full hours to put out the blaze which caused £4,610 of damages. No one was injured in the fire.

    The judge in the case found the asylum seeker guilty and handed down a suspended two-year sentence and 250 hours of community service. The judge warned that the sentence could have been far greater if anyone had been injured as the asylum seeker would have been charged with attempted murder.  Read More

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  • Police in Germany use water cannon at protest against AfD party – video

    German police clashed with protesters in Hanover on Saturday as thousands of people gathered in an attempt to disrupt the far-right AfD party's conference. The  protesters marched carrying placards reading 'Hanover against Nazis' and 'Stand up to racism'

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    The nationalist wing of the German anti-immigration party Alternative für Deutschland has been strengthened and moderate forces sidelined at a party conference marked by protests this weekend.

    Several people were reportedly hurt in clashes between protesters and police in the city of Hanover on Saturday as the AfD congress chose Alexander Gauland to return to the co-leader post he had held until 2015. Gauland opposes the expulsion of Björn Höcke, an AfD member who said history should be rewritten to focus on German victims of the second world war.

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  • Rejected Asylum Seekers In Germany Offered 3000 Euros To Go Home Before March

    The German Interior Ministry is offering rejected asylum seekers a hefty bonus to go to their country of origin voluntarily rather than face deportation.
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    This is a new effort to turn back the refugee tide brought on by Angela Merkel’s “open door” policy.
     

    The offer is intended to supplement the existing program dubbed ‘StarthilfePlus,’ which provides help to those migrants who decide to voluntarily return home.

    Under the scheme, any participant over 12 years old withdrawing their application for asylum receives €1,200.

    Already-rejected asylum seekers who waive their right to appeal the decision in court are given €800, and children below the age of 12 get half the sum.

    The new program, dubbed ‘Your country. Your future. Now!’ promises significantly more generous payouts to those who decide to return voluntarily. Families are eligible for up to €3,000 ($3,570) and individuals for up to €1,000 ($1,190) in addition to the payouts under ‘StarthilfePlus.’

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    The new offer, however, is time-limited and will last only until the end of February 2018. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere made use of an interview with the Bild am Sonntag newspaper to promote the new program.

    “There are opportunities in your homeland. We will support…your reintegration,” de Maiziere said, addressing the migrants directly. “When you voluntarily decide to return by the end of February, in addition to startup help you can provisionally receive housing cost help for the first 12 months in your homeland.”

    The new incentive to leave comes as Germany is struggling with the consequences of Angela Merkel’s “open door” policy towards refugees and migrants flooding out of the Middle East and north Africa. Since 2015, over a million people have arrived in Germany and many are staying illegally, since deportations are difficult to enforce.

    Some 300,000 asylum seekers had their applications rejected by Germany last year, spelling a surge in deportations compared to 80,000 in 2016. The government has now agreed to cap the number of refugees at 200,000, but authorities are likely to remain swamped with applications for years to come, according to an internal document leaked to media in October.

  • New Poll Shows Migrants Biggest Concern For Germans

    A new poll out today shows that Germans consider the massive migrant influx to be Germanys biggest problem closely followed by Donald Trump.

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    Germans see US President Donald Trump as a bigger challenge for German foreign policy than authoritarian leaders in North Korea, Russia or Turkey, according to a new survey.

    Germans consider the migrant influx their biggest problem... with Donald Trump second on their list ahead of North Korea or Russia, new poll shows

    Topping the list of foreign policy concerns were refugees, with 26 per cent of respondents to the Koerber Foundation survey worried about Germany's ability to cope with inflows of asylum seekers.

    Relations with Trump and the United States ranked second, with 19 per cent describing them as a major challenge, followed by Turkey at 17 per cent, North Korea at 10 per cent and Russia at 8 per cent.

    Since entering the White House in January, Trump has unsettled Germans by pulling out of the Paris climate accord, refusing to certify an international agreement on Iran's nuclear programme and criticising Germany's trade surplus and its contributions to the NATO military alliance.

    Trump's actions prompted the usually cautious German Chancellor Angela Merkel to say earlier this year that Berlin may not be able to rely on the United States in the future. 

    She also urged Europe to take its fate into its own hands.

    In the poll of 1,005 Germans of voting age, carried out in October, 56 per cent of Germans described the relationship with the United States as bad or very bad.

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  • 'Underage' Migrant Who Murdered Maria Ladenburger Is Really 33 Yrs Old Father Says

    The father of asylum seeker Hussein Khavari, who is on trial forraping and murdering German student Maria Ladenburger, claims that his son is not underage but is actually 33-years-old.

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    The trial of Mr Khavari began earlier this year but one of the main questions of the case has been the Afghan asylum seekers correct age.

    When he came to Germany he claimed to be 17-years-old and later admitted he was an adult, but now his father has come forward claiming that Khavari is far older than previous estimates Die Welt reports.

    Scientist Ursula Wittwer-Backofenin ran medical tests last month in order to prove that Khavari was an adult and could only say he was between the ages of 22 and 29 by using dental scans.

    While she could only give an estimate of his true age she said he was most likely 25.

    The father of Khavari, who lives in Iran, spoke to the court through a telephone conversation admitting that his son was born in January 1984.

    Khavari testified to the court earlier in the trial claiming that he had been so drunk he was kicked out of a bar where he was drinking with his friends. He said he came across Ms Ladenburger and then proceeded to choke her with her own scarf and drown her in a nearby river.

    “When I saw how pretty she was, I wanted to have sex with her,” he told the court and tried to apologize to the victim’s family saying, “I beg your pardon. I want to apologise to the family of Maria. I wish I could undo it. What I have done, I am sad for from the bottom of my heart.”

    The court also learned that Khavari had been imprisoned before coming to Germany in Greece after he attempted to kill another woman by throwing her off a cliff. He received an 18-month sentence but was released in 2015 during the migrant crisis where he travelled to Germany.

    He faces a potential life sentence for the murder if convicted and a verdict is expected in the spring of 2018.

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  • 'Berlin Will Burn' ISIS Issue New Terror Threat On Christmas Markets

    ISLAMIC States has vowed to destroy Berlin in a chilling threat on the German capital, one year after the deadly Christmas market attack

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    12 people were killed in the truck attack at the city's busy Christmas market on Breitscheidplatz, next to Berlin’s main shopping street last year.

    Now ISIS propaganda has vowed “Berlin will burn”, as jihadis threaten to bring chaos and destruction to the city.

    One image, posted to Twitter by ISIS propagandists, shows a heavily armed fighter stood in front of the famous Brandenburg Gate, with the words: “Berlin will burn”.

    Another shows an ISIS fighter walking through a church towards Father Christmas and a Christmas tree, along with the words “soon on your holidays” and “soon very soon”.

    ISIS has also vowed to attack New York over Christmas. 

    One ISIS propaganda shows a church in flames with the words: “Wait for us, we meet at Christmas in New York”.

    The fear mongering jihadis have vowed to attack targets in both cities, including at Christmas markets in a chilling repeat of the evil Berlin attack.

    Threats have been ramped up in recent weeks, increasing after the failed pipe bomb attack at a New York bus station on Monday.

    Christmas markets in Germany have been given extra security following the Berlin attack last year.

    This includes concrete barriers to prevent vehicles from slamming into stalls in a repeat of the Breitscheidplatz attack.

    There are also armed police officers mingling with crowds at the popular attractions, which bring in swathes of tourists to the country every year.

  • Muslim Migrants Warned: Accept Jews And Gays Or Take Holocaust Lessons

    Muslim refugees arriving in Germany from the Middle East have been told to abandon their anti-Semitism and prepare to learn about the Holocaust, in twin warnings issued from the highest levels of government.

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    German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said inbound immigrants must reject any lingering notions of anti-Semitism on arrival, saying acceptance of followers of the Jewish faith remains a “non-negotiable” part of the social contract with their new home.

    He spoke as the government announced that it was ready to consider the idea of an anti-Semitism commisioner.

    “There are things which are part of Germany. And one of these is our responsibility for our past: the lessons of two World Wars, the lessons from the Holocaust, the responsibility for Israel’s security, the rejection of any form of racism and anti-Semitism,” he said at a Hanukkah event at the Israeli embassy in Berlin.

    “For this responsibility, no line can be drawn under the past for later generations – and no exceptions be made for immigrants. It is non-negotiable – for all who live in Germany and want to live here!” he added.

    His call follows a new study by the American Jewish Committee’s Ramer Institute for German-Jewish Relations in Berlin that revealed anti-Semitism among Muslim refugees in Germany requires urgent attention. More than a million migrants have arrived in Germany in the last three years, many of them fleeing conflict in the Middle East, causing concern that anti-Semitism could rise on the back of that influx.

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    “Anti-Semitic thinking and stereotyping are very common … even among those who emphasize that they ‘respect’ Judaism or that there is no problem living together between Muslims, Christians and Jews in their countries of origin and in Germany,” sociologist Günther Jikeli of Indiana University and the University of Potsdam, Germany said in a statement.

    Germany’s new Muslim arrivals were also told they should learn more about the Holocaust in their integration lessons.

    As Breitbart News reported, Justice Minister Heiko Maas wrote in an opinion piece for weekly magazine Der Spiegel that the Holocaust, in which the Nazis killed six million Jews, and its significance needed to become an even more important part of integration courses and migrants should be tested on in the examination at the end of their course.

    Jens Spahn, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU), told Der Spiegel he thought immigration from Muslim countries was one of the causes of recent anti-Semitic demonstrations in Berlin.

    Spahn said incidents in recent days “were related to immigration from a culture in which people are not prissy about how they deal with Jews and homosexuals”.

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