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A German village of just 102 residents is bracing for the arrival of 500 refugees as neo-Nazi violence against migrants intensifies in the country. The sleepy town of Sumte, inhabited mainly by well-to-do pensioners who live in handsome farmhouses, has become the symbol of Germany's struggle to cope with the overwhelming influx of migrants. In early October, Sumte's mayor, Christian Fabel, was informed by the district government that his village, which has a neo-Nazi as a town councillor, had to accommodate 1,000 refugees in empty office buildings.
Although the number of refugees was reduced to 750 in a small concession to the villagers, the influx is testing the limits of tolerance in Sumte and across Germany and driving a wedge in the conservative camp of Chancellor Angela Merkel. In the village, a local neo-Nazi councillor is rubbing his hands with delight at the propaganda victory bureaucrats in Berlin appear to have handed him. Hitler admirer Holger Niemann, 32, is one of the few people in Sumte that seems enthusiastic about the refugee plan. 'It is bad for the people, but politically it is good for me,' Mr. Niemann told The New York Times. He went on to say that Germans face 'the destruction of our genetic heritage' and risk becoming 'a gray mishmash'.
originally posted by: tony9802
a reply to: DeathSlayer
I thought they were bracing for 740..just a couple hundred more..
originally posted by: Tjoran
This who situation is asking for bloodshed. I can;t fathom whats going through Markels mind to allow this.
originally posted by: combatmaster
a reply to: DeathSlayer
Sorry but i dont understand...
WHy is there a neo-nazi for a town councilor in Germany in 2015?
Did the germans learn nothing from the ass-whooping they got in WW2 ?
But there is the smart sensible way of helping and then there is the dumb way.
What happens here is the refugees are scattered around and mostly in small towns. After they get their papers in order, immigrant status and permission to move freely they will not stay in these small places instead they seek where the majority is, to the big cities with more services and where majority of them lives making their own communities.