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  • Afghan Interpreter Resettled in America Shot After Attempting Knife (Allah Akbar) Attack on Police

    11/29/2021 8:34:00 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 17 replies
    BigLeaguePolitics ^ | Nov 26, 2021 | Richard Moorhead
    A former Afghan interpreter resettled in California by the federal government was shot and killed last week after charging San Francisco police with a butcher knife and chanting “Allahu akbar.” In bodycam and surveillance footage, 41-year old Ajmal Amani can be seen rushing two police officers with a knife at a residential hotel in south San Francisco. The Afghan citizen can be clearly heard yelling the Islamist phrase in the bodycam, a development that suggests a terrorist motive in the attack.
  • Just the Beginning: Ten Afghan Evacuees Detained as National Security Risks

    10/29/2021 7:38:30 AM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | OCT 29, 2021 | Robert Spencer
    The Biden administration is giving America gifts that will keep on giving for generations to come, and one of the foremost of these gifts is the newly-arrived group of Afghan evacuees: 70,000 are now in the U.S., and the total number is expected to exceed 124,000 before long. One of Biden’s handlers, unnamed in a Wednesday Wall Street Journal report, has admitted that ten of these evacuees have already been detained as risks to national security. Only ten out of 70,000 isn’t bad, right? Sure. But Biden’s handlers’ catastrophic mishandling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan makes it virtually certain that...
  • Montana Cops Arrest Unvetted Afghan for Rape. Montana Rep. Rosendale: Remove Afghan Evacuees

    10/22/2021 6:40:20 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 26 replies
    New American ^ | 10/22/2021 | R. Cort Kirkwood
    Cops in Missoula, Montana, have arrested an Afghan refugee in connection with the rape of a woman at a hotel. Biden immigration authorities “paroled” him into the country without screening
  • Afghan Evacuee Charged with Rape in Montana, Gov. Gianforte Calls on Biden to Halt Resettlements

    10/22/2021 7:19:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/22/2021 | Gwendolyn Sims
    On Sunday, KGVO reported that a 19-year-old man “on a worldwide trip from Afghanistan” was arrested and charged with having “sexual intercourse without consent” with an 18-year-old woman at a Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Missoula, Montana.According to KGVO and recent statements from Montana Governor Greg Gianforte, the suspect, Zabihullah Muhmand, wasn’t simply a world traveler. He was “in Montana under Humanitarian Parole, which is separate from the Special Immigrant Visa program.” In other words, Muhmand, the accused rapist, was an unvetted Afghan evacuee placed in Montana by the Biden administration.On Thursday, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte told KGVO he...
  • Female Military Service Member Assaulted by “Group” of Afghan Evacuees at Fort Bliss

    09/24/2021 5:01:43 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 91 replies
    https://bigleaguepolitics.com ^ | Sep 24, 2021 | Richard Moorhead
    The FBI is actively investigating an alleged gang assault on a female US service member on the part of a ‘group’ of Afghan evacuees at Fort Bliss, a US Army base located in both Texas and New Mexico. Thousands of Afghan asylum seekers are being lodged at Fort Bliss after being airlifted from Kabul, in the wake of the country’s capitulation to the Taliban.“We can confirm a female service member supporting Operation Allies Welcome reported being assaulted on Sept. 19 by a small group of male evacuees at the Doña Ana Complex in New Mexico,” the 1st Armored Division and...
  • Afghan refugee stopped on U.S.-bound flight with explosive materials, but terrorism not suspected

    09/07/2021 1:38:21 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 72 replies
    Just the News ^ | September 7, 2021 - 3:20pm | By John Solomon
    A male Afghan refugee who was departing the Ramstein Air Base in Germany for the United States was detained Monday after it was discovered during pre-flight screening that he had blasting caps and other explosives materials in his carry-on luggage, three U.S. officials told Just the News. The man, who was born in the early 1990s and an Afghan citizen, was working as contractor for the U.S. government when he was evacuated, and officials believe the materials were related to his work and not terrorism, officials said. Nonetheless, the man was placed on a restricted list and prevented from traveling...
  • Knives taken off supermarket shelves in New Zealand after terrorist attack

    09/05/2021 5:39:50 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 99 replies
    https://thehill.com ^ | - 09/05/21 02:12 PM EDT | BY CAROLINE VAKIL
    A New Zealand supermarket chain announced that it was temporarily removing all scissors and knives from its shelves following an attack that left several people injured at one of its stores on Friday. A general manager of supermarket chain Countdown said it was also considering if they would sell such items in the future. "Last night, we made the decision to temporarily remove all knives and scissors from our shelves while we consider whether we should continue to sell them," Kiri Hannifin, Countdown’s general manager for safety, said in a statement on Saturday. "This is in no way a reflection...
  • Afghan man, 29, repeatedly stabs female gardener in the neck in park 'because he didn’t like the fact she was a working woman'

    09/05/2021 4:30:49 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 09/05/2021 | RACHAEL BUNYAN
    A 29-year-old Afghan man in Germany repeatedly stabbed a 58-year-old landscape gardener who was working in a park in Berlin, allegedly because he didn't like the fact that as a woman she was working, police said Sunday. The man stabbed the woman in the neck several times in the city's Wilmersdorf district on Saturday afternoon. A 66-year-old man who saw the attack unfold rushed to help the woman but was also stabbed in the neck by the suspect.
  • New Zealand supermarket stabbing: Government to toughen anti-terror laws

    09/04/2021 1:32:24 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    The attacker, a known supporter of Islamic State, was shot dead by police. He has now been identified as Ahamed Aathil Mohamed Samsudeen, a 32-year-old Tamil, who arrived in New Zealand in 2011 and sought refugee status. Ardern, who described the stabbings as a "terrorist attack", said...legislation is expected to make it easier to convict someone for planning a terror attack. Samsudeen, whose identity was suppressed by court order until now due to his refugee status, arrived in New Zealand on a student visa in 2011. A surveillance team and a specialist tactics group had followed Samsudeen from his home...
  • GOP Sen. Ben Sasse: Afghan Refugees ‘Welcome in My Neighborhood’

    08/23/2021 6:34:55 PM PDT · by qaz123 · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23Aug | Binder
    Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) said Afghans being evacuated from Afghanistan and resettled in the United States by President Joe Biden’s administration are “welcome” in his neighborhood. During an interview with Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace, Sasse said American citizens have an obligation to bring anywhere from 60,000 to 80,000 Afghans to the U.S. for permanent resettlement.
  • Afghan woman gives birth aboard U.S. evacuation plane

    08/23/2021 2:05:38 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 30 replies
    CBS News via Yahoo! ^ | August 23, 2021 | Christopher Brito
    U.S. airmen helped an Afghan woman give birth to a baby girl after going into labor during an evacuation flight en route to Germany, U.S. Air Mobility Command said. The command said in a statement Saturday that the mother went into labor and began experiencing complications due to low blood pressure on board a flight from "an intermediate staging base in the Middle East." The C-17 aircraft commander decided to descend in altitude to increase air pressure, which the command said "helped stabilize and save the mother's life." The plane landed at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, where airmen came...
  • Jewish man hit, knocked unconscious in apparent [Islamic] antisemitic attack in London

    08/22/2021 2:09:53 PM PDT · by Humane1 · 7 replies
    TOI ^ | Aug 21, 2021
    In a separate assault, apparently by same attacker, a Jewish child was punched while riding a bicycle in Stamford Hill A Jewish man and child were punched in the face by a man who appeared to be wearing Islamic clothing in separate attacks in London on Wednesday. In one incident, footage showed a 64-year-old victim being knocked to the ground while he was walking down a street in the Stamford Hill neighborhood.
  • 10-year-old Christian refugee from Nigeria is now America’s newest chess master

    05/12/2021 8:09:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/12/2021 | Leonardo Blair
    Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a once-homeless Christian refugee in New York City who fled persecution with his family from Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria, is now America’s newest national chess master at the age of 10. And he and his family are thanking God for the achievement. “Our God has done it again today. Tanitoluwa won Chess Club of Fairfield Connecticut championship,” the prodigy’s father, Kayode Adewumi, announced earlier this month in a post on Facebook showing his son, affectionately called Tani, gleefully holding two trophies. Earning that win on May 1 gave the 10-year-old his newest chess ranking. A...
  • MSNBC Columnist: Joe Biden Must Heal America from Trump by Surging Refugee Resettlement to U.S.

    11/17/2020 6:03:41 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/16/2020 | John Binder
    Democrat Joe Biden’s plan to surge refugee resettlement by over 700 percent to the United States is “what America needs to heal” after four years of President Trump, an MSNBC columnist writes. In a piece titled “Biden’s refugee plan is what America needs to heal from Trump,” MSNBC columnist Hayes Brown writes that Americans “need to make space” for a surge in refugees that the former vice president has promised to bring to the U.S. Brown writes:
  • Greece finalizes plan to build wall on border with Turkey

    10/20/2020 8:40:25 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 13 replies
    ABC ^ | 19 Oct 2020 | COSTAS KANTOURIS and DEREK GATOPOULOS Associated Press
    Greece’s government says it has finalized plans to build a wall along its northeast border with Turkey, over concerns that migrants may try to stage mass crossings into the European Union country. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas said Monday that 26 kilometers (16 miles) of wall would be added to an existing 10-kilometer (six-mile) section of fence in a 63-million-euro ($74 million) project due to be completed by the end of April... Police officials on Monday told The Associated Press that a surveillance camera network was also planned to cover the entire 192-kilometer (120-mile) Greek-Turkish border, while police have already started...
  • Fire Medford, Phoenix, Talent, Oregon. I lost everything

    09/11/2020 3:20:09 PM PDT · by AuntB · 206 replies
    Self ^ | 9/11/20 | Auntb
    I got a call from my son in Calif about 1 pm Tuesday. He was listening to police scanner.. said a fire was coming my way... didn't make sense, this area has never had a fire. It's the city! I went outside in our beautiful peaceful Sr. retirement village to a bank of thick smoke and saw a raging fire. It seemed 10 miles away. The wind was whipping in every direction and took me off my feet several times. I've been through this before living in the woods of No. Calif. I was prepared then. This home was in...
  • Austria: Muslim migrant attacks Jewish leader with baseball bat

    08/25/2020 8:23:53 AM PDT · by robowombat · 17 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | AUG 25, 2020 11:00 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Austria: Muslim migrant attacks Jewish leader with baseball bat AUG 25, 2020 11:00 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER The Qur’an depicts the Jews as inveterately evil and bent on destroying the well-being of the Muslims. The Jews in the Qur’an are called the strongest of all people in enmity toward the Muslims (5:82); they fabricate things and falsely ascribe them to Allah (2:79; 3:75, 3:181); they claim that Allah’s power is limited (5:64); they love to listen to lies (5:41); they disobey Allah and never observe his commands (5:13). They are disputing and quarreling (2:247); hiding the truth and misleading people...
  • Rwandan refugee, 39, faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting arson attack on Nantes cathedral

    07/27/2020 7:39:14 AM PDT · by Salman · 18 replies
    Mail Online (UK) ^ | 26 Jul 2020 | Peter Allen and Lydia Catling
    A Rwandan refugee could face up to 10 years in prison after admitting setting fire to Nantes cathedral. The 39-year-old man, who has solely been identified by his first name Emmanuel, worked as a volunteer security guard at the 15th-century Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paint which set alight last week. Three fires had been started at the site on July 18 and it took 104 firefighters to control the blaze which tore through the building and caused millions of pounds worth of damage. The Rwandan refugee was questioned for a second time yesterday by prosecutors and he was...
  • (Canadian) Federal Court rules Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement unconstitutional

    07/22/2020 11:20:29 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 5 replies
    Global News (Canada) ^ | July 22, 2020 | Brian Hill
    The Federal Court has ruled that the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA), which allows Canada to send certain refugee claimants back to the United States, is unconstitutional. Released Wednesday, the decision from Justice Ann McDonald explicitly states that the U.S. is no longer a safe country for refugees sent back from Canada due to the risk of imprisonment... Although McDonald’s ruling clearly states the STCA is unconstitutional, the decision does not take effect for six months, during which time the law remains in force... that decision does not come in effect until January 22nd 2021.
  • Man in custody after Nantes cathedral fire - French TV

    07/19/2020 4:02:24 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 19, 2020 | by Paris Newsroom
    PARIS - A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fire in the 15th century cathedral in the French city of Nantes that blew out stained glass windows and destroyed the grand organ, TV channel LCI reported on Sunday. The man, a Rwandan refugee, worked as a volunteer for the cathedral and had been in charge of locking up the building on Friday night, LCI said, citing prosecutor Pierre Sennes. Sennes said the man in custody was being held to clear up inconsistencies in his schedule. He said on Saturday that three fires had been started at the...