In Midst of European Crisis, Pope Praises “Arab Invasion”
Europeans are facing a serious set of problems associated with the influx of Middle Eastern migrants and refugees.
You can read LI’s coverage here. Following are some additional developments:
German Water Park Forced to Segregate Men and Women
Following a series of sexual assaults at its facility, a German water park has developed a plan to segregate men and women.
A German water park that has been the scene of two sex attacks by migrants have announced plans to segregate men and women.
The plan will involve banning men and teenage boys from using the waterslides at certain times when only women, girls and very young boys will be allowed access.
It comes days after police arrested two asylum seekers from Afghanistan for a sex attack on two girls on the slides at the Arriba water park in Norderstedt in the Schleswig-Holstein region.
The girls aged 14 and 18 had been using the water slides but their attackers, both from Afghanistan aged 14 and 34, had been waiting for them at the bottom and had then sexually assaulted them.
The accused are being kept in custody as prosecutors said that the degree of the sexual assault was so severe that it justified rape charges.
Before that, the fun park was at the centre of similar problems last summer when four teenagers aged 15 and the fifth aged 17 had also been molested on the slides by a group of asylum seekers.
Pope Praises “Arab Invasion” as a Beneficial “Exchange Among Cultures”
Pope Francis describes the European refugee influx an “Arab invasion” and states that it will “enhance” Europe via an “exchange among cultures.”
Pope Francis described the influx of migrants into Europe as an ‘Arab invasion’ before explaining that the new arrivals will enhance Europe for the better.
The pontiff was giving a speech to an audience of French Christians when he reflected on Europe’s history of migration and the positive impact it has had on its culture today.
He described the migrant crisis as ‘a social fact’ before explaining the change will help Europe in the future by making it more multi-cultural . . . .
. . . . The pope went on to explain that the arrival of migrants, predominantly from Syria and Iraq, should be seen from a wider perspective in time and impact.
He insisted Europe will ‘go forward and find itself enhanced by the exchange among cultures.’
Sweden Covering Up Refugee Crimes
I’ve written previously about Germany’s significant efforts to hide the truth about the consequences of their refugee policy, and now we are seeing reports out of Sweden that the same thing is happening there.
Fears of a cover-up have been fuelled by an investigation published by a flourishing online Swedish news outlet Nyheter Idag, showing that Swedish authorities hid from the public sexual assaults by immigrant gangs on scores of teenage girls at a popular Stockholm music festival both last year and in 2014.
The Swedish police and a national newspaper were accused of hiding the truth deliberately because the perpetrators were migrants.
Astonishingly, Stockholm police chief Peter Agren – in charge of the 2014 festival – admitted later: ‘Sometimes we dare not tell how it is because we think it plays into the hands of the Sweden Democrats.’
A group of security guards in the south-eastern city of Kalmar last week claimed a ‘riot’ and attack on a police officer involving migrants outside an Irish bar was covered up.
A local newspaper which interviewed the security men was, apparently, asked by police to remove a quote from one of the guards which read: ‘We need to be talking about what’s happening … it’s not about racism.’ For their part, the police said they did not consider the bar brouhaha last Sunday night newsworthy.
The Shaming of Europeans Worried About Refugee Crime Spree
The Swedish government seized the moral high-ground in Europe by offering shelter to almost anyone who knocked. Those who criticised the radical plan were condemned as racist in what has become the EU’s citadel of political correctness. By last year, 16 per cent of Sweden’s population was foreign-born – many of them from Muslim countries. As the migration crisis has escalated, any citizen who questioned whether the country could afford such largesse and expressed concerns about its changing culture has been accused of bigotry.
As Ivar Arpi, a respected Swedish columnist, said in the pages of the Spectator magazine recently: ‘Immigration cannot be discussed frankly in Sweden. If you mention anything negative about refugees … you’re accused of playing into the hands of the reviled far-Right. As a result even those with legitimate concerns are silenced or labelled xenophobic.’
Accusations Russia Behind Propaganda Push to Oust Merkel
Professor Jacobson wrote about the NATO commander who accused Russia of “weaponizing” the refugee crisis, and now new allegations are surfacing that Russia is behind a propaganda push intended to topple Merkel.
Jānis Sārts, director of Nato’s Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, based in Riga, Latvia, told the Observer that Russia had a track record of funding extremist forces in Europe, and that he believed there was now evidence of Russia agitating in Germany against Merkel.
Insisting that he could talk only as an expert, and not as a spokesman for Nato, Sārts said: “[Russia] is establishing a network that can be controlled. You can use it as they have tried to do in Germany, combined with the legitimate issue of refugees, to undercut political processes in a very serious way. Angela Merkel has been a very adamant supporter of continued sanctions against Russia If it was just punishment, that would be OK – but it is testing whether they can build on pre-existing problems and create a momentum where there is political change in Germany.
. . . . Sārts, who has access to intelligence briefings, added: “In general terms, you can trace Russian funding to the extreme forces in Europe. Either left or right – as long as they are extreme, they are good to come into the Russian picture as of possible use in their tactics.”