Germany stops ALL trains from Austria as they reintroduce border controls and temporarily suspend Schengen Agreement
- Germany has become the destination for many desperate Syrian refugees
- Munich, which has been the main entry point, is now at breaking point
- Germany has announced a reintroduction of ‘temporary’ border controls
- The move marks a dramatic shift back from Europe’s Schengen agreement
- Europe is struggling to deal with the huge influx of people fleeing violence
Thomas Burrows and Sam Tonkin
The Daily Mail [UK]
13 September 2015
Germany’s open-door policy to refugees appeared to be unravelling tonight following the country’s reinstatement of border controls to curb the overwhelming influx of migrants.
Europe’s top economy halted all trains from Austria and, in an historic move, temporarily suspended the open borders Schengen agreement in response to the arrival of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in recent days.
The decision marks a dramatic shift away from the current abolishment of passport checks throughout Europe’s Schengen zone.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said: ‘At this moment Germany is temporarily introducing border controls again along [the EU’s] internal borders. The focus will be on the border to Austria at first.
‘The aim of these measures is to limit the current inflows to Germany and to return to orderly procedures when people enter the country.”…
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“I guess for the president, I think it’s a fairly simple thing, this is a man who acts as a citizen of the world, and who has expressed, on numerous occasions, a belief that the United States has too much wealth, power, etc. And that the answer is to redistribute that wealth and power. So, this obviously fits in wonderfully with his notion. Why other people are going along, I absolutely cannot say, I am too baffled by it.”
…“I want new life. I want to go to university. Make money. I want to work in a bank, be a banker. Bring my family.”
I asked why he didn’t stay and fight. His answer revealed he thinks there is nothing left to fight for…
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…With refugees, as with all other human beings, the current generation will pass from the scene. Those who may be grateful to have found a refuge from the horrors of the Middle East will have a new generation of children in Europe, or in any other place of refuge, who will have no memory of the Middle East.
All the new generation will know is that they are not doing as well as other people in the country where they live. They will also know that the values of their culture clash with the values of the Western culture around them. And there will be no lack of “leaders” to tell them that they have been wronged, including some who will urge them to jihad…
…To emigrate in the cause of Allah – that is, to move to a new land in order to bring Islam there, is considered in Islam to be a highly meritorious act…
…In a previous article it is said that the six wealthy Gulf countries – Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain – have offered to receive exactly zero Syrian refugees.
Did you ever wonder why these countries won’t help their fleeing Arabic Muslim companions?
One word: Hijra…