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Criticising migration could become CRIMINAL offence under new United Nations plan

A LEADING MEP has warned EU citizens they could be “jailed” for criticising migration policies if a new United Nations agreement is acted upon. By – Thomas Hunt Scroll 4Video The United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration seeks to make immigration a universal human right. MEP Marcel de Graaff said: “I would like to say some words on the ...

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Brussels chief threatens Italy with SANCTIONS in punishment for budget

Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said Rome must realise it cannot break the EU’s fiscal rules, which it is in breach of with its bumper spending plan. By – Laura Mowat The EU is concerned the budget proposals would increase Italy’s public debt burden due to the planned boost in spending. Brussels demanded Rome comes up with a revised budget, but Italy ...

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‘Goodbye Merkel!’ Salvini’s BRUTAL words to EU leaders

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies in Bavaria have had their worst election performance for more than 60 years securing just 37.3 percent of the vote in a huge blow to her fragile three-party coalition government. By – Sorcha Bradley Scroll 4Video In a scathing tweet, Italian deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini claimed the electoral blow to Mrs Merkel’s government showed “the old ...

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France’s Marine Le Pen ordered psychiatric tests over jihadist group tweets

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group. By -france24  Le Pen shared the gruesome images in December 2015, a few weeks after IS jihadists killed 130 people in attacks in Paris, sparking widespread condemnation in France. The 50-year-old leader of the National ...

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Italy bristles after U.N. rights chief criticizes migrants’ treatment

Italy sharply criticized new U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday after she announced she would send investigators to the country to check reports of racism and violence against migrants. By – Philip Pullella Hours after Bachelet made her inaugural speech in Geneva on Monday, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who heads the anti-immigrant League party, threatened to cut Italian funding ...

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Italy and Hungary Create ‘Anti-Immigration front’

“We are close to a historic turning point at the continental level. I am astonished at the stupor of a political left that now exists only to challenge others and believes that Milan should not host the president of a European country, as if the left has the authority to decide who has the right to speak and who does ...

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First Time In A Decade, Italian-Flagged Vessel Returns Migrants To Libya

For the first time since 2009, an Italian ship has returned migrants from the high seas to a Libyan port, an operation which has enraged open borders NGOs and which is likely to bring strong rebuke from international bodies. By – Damien Cowley Scroll 4video The UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) has already announced the opening of an enquiry ...

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Macerata, Italian Town Welcomed Migrants. Now, It’s a Symbol for Right-Wing Politics

At the end of his shooting rampage as the police closed in, Luca Traini climbed the steps of a Fascist-era monument, wrapped himself in an Italian flag and straightened his arm in a Fascist salute. By – Jason Horowitz He had shot and wounded six African migrants — from Ghana, Mali and Nigeria — in this medieval city near the Adriatic Sea to ...

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Confusion over immigration and crime is roiling European politics

AS MAYOR of the small Swedish town of Haparanda, Peter Waara has had his share of problems with refugees and with crime. The first refugees arrived in September 2015 (“the middle of moose-hunting season,” Mr Waara recalls), when Haparanda, which sits on the Finnish border, was deluged by busloads of Syrians and Iraqis who thought Finland would welcome them. They ...

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Islamic Immigration Is Fueling a Political Earthquake in Europe

Immigration from the Islamic world is causing a political earthquake in Europe and threatens the political future of its chief architect, German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Now the ‘rebellion’ against the European Union’s immigration policy is spreading. By – Dale Hurd More than 4 in 10 Germans now want Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign. Her coalition government could collapse if she can’t ...

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