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Growing Influx: Germany Caught Off Guard By Surge in Refugees
Der Spiegel ^ | July 07, 2014 05:40 PM

Posted on 07/07/2014 7:36:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The German government is expecting around 175,000 people to file applications for asylum this year, the highest number in two decades. Regional politicians are acting surprised, but there have been signs of this development for years now. […]

The refugees in Germany are fleeing many things: the civil war in Syria, the recent wave of terror in Iraq, torturous regimes but also, in many cases, a life of poverty and no prospects, be it in Africa or as a member of the Roma minority in Serbia. Germany’s Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) estimates that as many as 175,000 people will apply for asylum in Germany this year alone, the highest number seen in the past 20 years and double the figure for 2013. […]

Protests have also been popping up in the countryside. In the Bavarian municipality of Salzweg, near the Austrian border, village locals have fought against the leasing of an inn for refugee families. In Anzing, near Munich, posters were recently hung in the old forester’s lodge that was supposed to house refugees: They included a rhyme claiming that the 30 men the inn was to house would be a burden for the community. In the Baden-Württemberg town of Fellbach, refugees had to move out of a container village located in the parking lot of a stadium because of neighbor complaints. …

(Excerpt) Read more at spiegel.de ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events; Syria
KEYWORDS: africa; anzing; austria; europeanunion; eussr; fellbach; germany; iilegals; iraq; refugees; rop; salzweg; serbia; syria

1 posted on 07/07/2014 7:36:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

How does one say “Holy crap” in German? Or Arabic?


2 posted on 07/07/2014 7:50:19 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

If forced to choose, illiterate Nicaraguans and Hondurans sound a lot better than illiterate Arabs....


3 posted on 07/07/2014 7:57:55 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: PGR88

I’d take in all the Christian illiterate Arabs. They make good citizens.


4 posted on 07/07/2014 8:02:58 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: BBell
I’d take in all the Christian illiterate Arabs. They make good citizens.

Are there any remaining?

5 posted on 07/07/2014 8:10:20 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: laplata

I can only think of “heilige Scheiße” in German.


6 posted on 07/07/2014 8:12:05 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The Barbarian Invasions redux.


7 posted on 07/07/2014 8:30:13 PM PDT by Argus
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To: PGR88

If forced to choose, illiterate Nicaraguans and Hondurans sound a lot better than illiterate Arabs....

Definitely.


8 posted on 07/07/2014 8:32:50 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Olog-hai

Dunka!

(I probably spelled it wrong).


9 posted on 07/07/2014 8:34:47 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: PGR88

Unfortunately for them there are. I just hope that the remaining ones can get out safely.


10 posted on 07/07/2014 8:40:40 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: Olog-hai; laplata

I’ve heard of ‘heiligen mist!’. ‘Crap!’ is more accurately expressed as ‘mist!’ as it BS, rubbish, bollocks, etc.. I don’t think there is a strict Arabic equivalent..don’t know..


11 posted on 07/08/2014 4:38:01 PM PDT by odds
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To: odds

‘Crap!’ is more accurately expressed as ‘mist!’ as it BS, rubbish, bollocks, etc.. I don’t think there is a strict Arabic equivalent..don’t know..


Thanks.

I guess we’ll have to settle for “Obama”.


12 posted on 07/08/2014 4:44:40 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Lol


13 posted on 07/08/2014 4:45:17 PM PDT by odds
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Olog-hai.

Berlin protest against Israel’s Gaza op turns violent
Jewish Telegraphic Agency | July 13, 2014 7:13am
Posted on 7/13/2014 3:23:34 PM by Olog-hai
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3179736/posts


14 posted on 07/15/2014 5:51:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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