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originally posted by: Kemal
a reply to: ManFromEurope
I wonder how Turkey can feed ~2 million refugeens on the border (which is not as safe as the countryside in Germany ..) and give them a home and Germany can't?
Or to attack the refugees by blocking their access to Europe.
Best in my opinion would be to help restore peace and prosperity in the refugees' homecountries. If this would only be possible by helping Assad to stay in power, so be it. It would be the lesser evil. Same goes for Afghanistan, Irak, etc.
They are coming. We can't shoot them. We can't stop them. We can only help them, here and in their homecountries.
originally posted by: anticitizen
that's why i said take women and children only!
when will the west stop thinking "we are gentle and polite - therefore every other culture and being on the earth is too!"?
no money for our own population but strangers who oppose our ethics and morals are welcomed en masse. yay
Still, despite this comparatively welcoming environment, where 202,815 new asylum seekers registered in 2014 - with another 400,000 applications anticipated this year, there's been an uptick in anti-immigrant attacks in the country.
Pew Research Center’s spring 2014 Global Attitudes survey found that 44 per cent of Germans want their country to allow fewer migrants to enter, and 33 per cent have an unfavorable view of Muslims in Germany – a rate higher than those recorded in France and the United Kingdom.
GRILLENBURG, Germany—This village of 114 people deep in the pine forest near the Czech border has no supermarket, no police station, and next to no public transit. But the locals learned recently that their population is set to get a dramatic boost: Government officials are converting the village’s disused forestry school into a shelter for 80 refugees.
“They are making asses of us all,” said longtime resident Edwin Jasmann, 71, voicing anger at the government and fear of how life in this sleepy place will change. “The crime rate will rise far above what GRILLENBURG, Germany—This village of 114 people deep in the pine forest near the Czech border has no supermarket, no police station, and next to no public transit. But the locals learned recently that their population is set to get a dramatic boost: Government officials are converting the village’s disused forestry school into a shelter for 80 refugees.
Last year, 626,065 refugees filed asylum claims in the European Union, a 44% increase from 2013. Most were Syrians, and nearly a third of the total came to Germany. An even bigger rise is likely this year