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Limiting free speech about refugees in Scotland

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 11:30am 2/18/2016 at 11:30am

This is potentially disturbing and seems to be part of a trend in Western Europe:

Following a report of a series of alleged offensive online posts relating to Syrian refugees living in Rothesay on Bute, Police Scotland confirmed on Tuesday that a 40-year-old man, understood to be from the Inverclyde area, had...

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Sweden’s Troubles With Refugee Assimilation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 7:00am 2/13/2016 at 7:00am

James Traub writes in Foreign Policy on the situation facing Sweden in its attempt to absorb the recent wave of Syrian/Iraqi/Afghan newcomers.

At the outset of the article, the author may seem to be leaning towards blaming Europe for not being more magnanimous, and to be making a false analogy to WWII...

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Huge Anti-Migrant Protests in Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 4:38pm 2/6/2016 at 4:38pm

We’ve been covering the refugee crisis in Europe and the insistence by Angela Merkel and other EU leaders that the “migrant” crisis is not a factor in the crimes committed by migrants. Such denials have stoked anger in Europe, which has seen horrible crimes like the mass rape and sexual abuse...

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Merkel: Hey, These Refugees Will All Self-Deport

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 7:00am 2/2/2016 at 7:00am

In the wake of the Cologne mass sexual attacks and her failed attempts to disassociate the Middle Eastern refugee influx from the crimes they commit, Angela Merkel is trying a new tactic.

Having “lost” 600,000 refugees, Merkel is now trying to placate the German people with the idea that these refugees will...

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EU Leaders’ Dangerous Delusions Regarding Migrant Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 2:30pm 1/30/2016 at 2:30pm

Following reports of increasing sexual violence and general law breaking throughout Europe, including particularly in Germany, EU leaders double-down on their delusional thinking.  Apparently, they are insisting that the increased crime and sexual assaults are not linked to the Middle Eastern refugee influx.

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British Left-wing Group ‘No Borders’ Incites Refugee Violence in Calais

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3413566/Port-Calais-closed-migrants-storm-harbour-make-Spirit-Britain-ferry-desperate-bid-reach-UK.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 6:00pm 1/24/2016 at 6:00pm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3413566/Port-Calais-closed-migrants-storm-harbour-make-Spirit-Britain-ferry-desperate-bid-reach-UK.html

The refugee crisis in Europe is causing a huge number of problems for European governments and people, and now British “anarchists” from No Borders have traveled to Calais to incite refugees to violence.

The Daily Mail reports:

British anarchists were among some 35 people under arrest in Calais on Sunday after leading a...

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As anti-Semitism rises, Germany loses track of 600,000 “Asylum Seekers”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 4:30pm 1/23/2016 at 4:30pm

Time‘s 2015 “Person of the Year” is facing increasing criticism for her handling of the Middle Eastern refugee crisis and her open borders policy.

Now, in the wake of numerous assaults across Germany alone, including...

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Cologne Sexual Assaults – The Toll rises

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 4:33pm 1/9/2016 at 4:33pm

Reading the accounts from Cologne about the throngs of Arab men sexually assaulting women in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, my first thought went to Lara Logan who suffered a similar fate in Egypt during the “Arab Spring.” Lara is continuing to suffer from the unspeakable abuse she endured and was...

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What about the Syrian Christian refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 10:00am 12/16/2015 at 10:00am

The number of Syrian Christian refugees the United States has taken in is extremely small.

And yet this is a group that ought logically to be first in line because members face the most obvious danger and persecution—not only in Syria, but in several Arab or Muslim countries to which they might...

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Texas Drops Request for Temporary Restraining Order Against Syrian Refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 4, 2015 at 2:45pm 12/4/2015 at 2:45pm

Earlier this week, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a complaint seeking to block resettlement of six Syrian refugees.

Sarah Rumpf reported:

The lawsuit names as defendants various federal entities such as the Department of State, Secretary of State John Kerry, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and HHS Secretary...

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Texas Files Suit to Block Syrian Refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:30pm 12/2/2015 at 7:30pm

On Wednesday afternoon, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, on behalf of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (Texas HHSC), filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas seeking to block the resettlement of six Syrian refugees in Texas.

The lawsuit names as defendants various federal entities such as...

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Canada’s government plans to accept Syrian refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 7:00am 11/24/2015 at 7:00am

Canada joins the liberal leaders of the US and much of Europe and plans to go ahead with the admission of many thousands of Syrian refugees:

Canada plans to fly in 900 Syrian refugees a day as of next month, according to media reports, as the defense minister said showing compassion for...

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Cruz Releases New Ad Challenging Obama to Syrian Refugee Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 4:00pm 11/22/2015 at 4:00pm

As Ted Cruz’s campaign gains momentum and as Obama continues to be more aggressive in his critique of Republicans than of ISIS, Cruz challenged Obama this week over comments made overseas regarding the Paris attacks, ISIS, and the Syrian refugee crisis.

Politico reports:

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said that if President...

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Gowdy: Obama hyper-partisanship allowed refugee crisis to grow

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 20, 2015 at 2:30pm 11/20/2015 at 2:30pm

Wednesday, I argued that debate over the Syrian refugee crisis detracts from the heart of the issue — President Obama’s incompetency combatting radical Muslim terrorist cells.

Had this administration some semblance of strategy or will to win, the contentious and overly politicized refugee debate would be nonexistent. There would be no need...

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Key Group of Democrats Aligned With House GOP to Help Pass Syrian Refugee Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:00pm 11/19/2015 at 6:00pm

In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, Americans are looking toward their elected leadership for a way forward in the plan to defeat ISIS.

One of the plans put forward by the GOP-led Congress is to enhance security measures...

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