Bringing the Jihad Back Home

The two videos below discuss the surge of predatory and violent crime that has hit Sweden since the mujahideen of the Islamic State started returning “home”.

Many thanks to Kronans Martell for the translations, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling.

The first video is a follow-up to yesterday’s post about the ISIS recidivists who are returning to Sweden from Syria:

The second video has more on the cultural enrichment that ISIS returnees are bringing to Sweden, plus a report on a culture-enriching crime in Katrineholm:

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Brad Johnson on the Christchurch Massacre

In the following interview, the retired CIA station chief Brad Johnson talks about some of the background to the recent massacre in New Zealand, material that is not being discussed in the media.

Many thanks to Vlad Tepes for conducting the interview and uploading this video:

Brenton Tarrant’s “manifesto” has been largely scrubbed from major media sites and social media, although I’m sure it’s available on plenty of dissident websites. I’ve uploaded a copy here, in case anyone wants to read it.

I’ve only just started looking at it myself, but the similarities between the slaughter in Christchurch and the massacres by Anders Behring Breivik are remarkable. The main difference is that Mr. Breivik killed Young Socialists, while Mr. Tarrant killed Muslims.

Like the Breivik case, Brenton Tarrant’s ideology (such as it is) was designed to harm specific target groups. The Butcher of Utøya brought down a firestorm upon the Counterjihad — with the exception of Fjordman, his targets seemed to be mainly Counterjihad people in the USA.

Similarly, the Butcher of Christchurch seemed to be aiming at the anti-immigration movement in general, and more specifically the opponents of Islam in the Balkans.

I tend to be paranoid, and the Breivik affair intensified that trait. At the time I thought Anders Breivik must surely have had a “handler”. In the eight years since then I have observed that there is no limit to the depravity, ruthlessness, immorality, and evil of the Permanent Government, a.k.a. the Deep State.

That’s why this little piece of the Tarrant manifesto made my spider sense tingle (the conceit being that he is interviewing himself):

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The Recidivists of the Islamic State

A recent study by Swedish TV shows that a third of “Swedish” Islamic State fighters who returned “home” have engaged in criminal activities upon their repatriation. I, for one, am totally shocked that ISIS mujahideen would ever commit violent crimes — such an outcome simply never occurred to me.

Many thanks to FouseSquawk for translating this article from Fria Tider:

One out of three ISIS returnees commits crimes in Sweden

March 14, 2019

Approximately every third returning Islamic State terrorist has been involved in a crime since returning to Sweden, an investigation done by SVT [Sveriges Television, public broadcaster] News shows.

About 150 ISIS terrorists who traveled to Syria and Iraq have returned to Sweden and similar additional number may try to return.

SVT has succeeded in charting 41 of those who have already returned.

About one third of these, 13 men, have been convicted of or are suspected of committing crimes after returning.

These include among others lynchings (murders) in Vivalla and Orebro last summer, when a large group of immigrants attacked a man and a when 31-year-old so-called “returnee” finally killed the person with scissors.

The 31-year-old is believed to have returned wounded from Syria.

He is now suspected of murder and has admitted that he hit the victim in the head, but not to kill him. The returning ISIS terrorist is believed to have slashed the victim seven times in the face. The background was a deal between rival criminals.

“I have saved people. I should get an award,” the 31-year-old said under questioning, according to Expressen. ISIS returnees have also been convicted of, among other things, drug offenses, thefts, receiving stolen goods, fraud, felony extortion, felony assault and money laundering.

Twelve of the returnees studied are women, but none of them have been convicted of anything.

“I Fought Back”

The article below by Michael Copeland was originally posted in 2014 at the LibertyGB website. It is being republished here in honor of the 15th anniversary of the murder of Kriss Donald.

“I Fought Back”

by Michael Copeland

One evening in August 2010 a fourteen-year-old schoolboy in Glasgow was walking home after playing with friends. In his own words:

“I turned a corner and these three Asian guys were standing just outside their car smoking. …They came at me with metal poles and shouted, ‘See you, you wee p***k! You’re going to be the next Kriss Donald! We’re going to murder you!’ …They punched me in the face about six times and I fell to the ground before they hit me over the head with the poles and spat at me. …Then they tried to drag me into their car… I’m quite a big lad for my age and I fought back with all my strength, and I struggled free and ran for my life. …They got back in the car and raced off but I managed to get some of their registration number… It all happened so quickly and I still can’t believe it. I’d never seen these guys before so I don’t know why they targeted me.” (DailyRecord.co.uk 6-8-2010).

That incident could have become much uglier. Kriss Donald, a fifteen-year-old also from Glasgow, had been abducted from the street in 2004 by several men of Pakistani background — complete strangers to him — and bundled into their car. He was driven around for some hours, the men torturing him in the back of the car. Eventually they drove to some waste ground in Glasgow. He was subjected to multiple stabbings, had petrol poured over him and was set on fire. He managed to crawl a few feet before succumbing to his injuries and later dying. He had been castrated and had had his eyes gouged out. His killers were later traced to Pakistan. With the noble help of a local Asian M.P. (for which he was much criticised by local muslims) they were brought to Scotland, tried, and imprisoned.

Why did they kill? Why at random? They are muslim. Are there Islamic teachings that influenced them?

“As a muslim,” explains Anjem Choudary, “I must have hatred for everything which is non Islam”. Islam indoctrinates hatred and contempt for non-muslims. They are labelled with a special pejorative term — kafir (Arabic plural kuffar): “We hate the kuffar,” stressed Usamah Ath Thahabi (Channel 4 Undercover Mosque, 2009). The Koran, which forms part of Islamic law, gives the instructions. Kafirs are “unclean” (9:28), “the vilest of beasts” (8:22), on a level with faeces, urine, corpses, blood, semen, pig and dog (islam-laws.com). Jews and Christians follow “remnant cults” of no validity (Manual of Islamic Law, w.4), and are as “apes and pigs” (5:60), “the most despicable” (98:6). Women are instructed not to shake hands with a kafir.

Muslims inhabit “Dar al Islam”, the House of Islam. Kafirs, on the other hand, inhabit “Dar al Harb”, the House of War: Islam is in a permanent state of war with kafirs. “Kill them… Fight them,” says the Koran, over and over again (www.TheReligionOfPeace.com). The Koran claims that the Jews did “alter the Scripture” (3:78), and the Christians “forgot a portion… so We caused among them animosity and hatred.” (5:14) Both have thus “chosen” not to follow the true path (Arabic “sharia”, path) and are therefore not innocent. If he does not embrace Islam the kafir is available to be killed, his property appropriated, his womenfolk and children enslaved (Koran 9:29; Bukhari 1: 2: 25).

Islam’s texts are not optional: there is no pick and choose, no freedom of conscience: “When a matter has been decided by Allah and his messenger the muslim man or woman has no choice,” says Koran 33:36. “None may change his words” (18:27) or deny them: the penalty is death, as it is for leaving Islam (Manual of Islamic Law o8.7(7)). “Whoever ceases to be a member of Islam, kill him,” said Mohammed (Bukhari 9.84.57). The Koran is promoted as “valid from eternity to eternity”, explains Sam Solomon, a former professor of Sharia Law. Islam — the word means “submission” — is a doctrine of supremacism by force.

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Left-Wing and Muslim Jew-Hatred in the Netherlands

Many thanks to FouseSquawk for translating these two articles on the increase in Jew-hatred in the Netherlands that emanates from the Left and (surprise!) Islam.

The first is from De Dagelijkse Standaard:

Alarming: Anti-Semitism in the Netherlands has increased by 20% in the past year — partially thanks to the extreme Left

[Photo: Abou Jahjah with a Palestinian shawl in Amsterdam]

Becoming a good country is something we have done together. Anti-Semitism, which has never been absent, took a gigantic leap last year. Jews clearly see that they are less and less safe in this country, and especially in their immediate surroundings. The new Monitor of Anti-Semitic Incidents of the CIDI (Centrum Informatie en Documentatie Israel in The Hague) speaks frightful volumes.

Things are going bad for Judaism in the Netherlands. The tiny community that remains after the Second World War is being systematically driven away. That is the only conclusion you could draw if you read the CIDI Monitor of Anti-Semitic Incidents 2018, published today.

Last year the anti-Semitism group registered the highest number of anti-Semitism reports since 2014. And in the “immediate surroundings” category, it is the highest number ever recorded. In this, the CIDI gave the horrible example of a Jewish student who even had to change his class because his old class kept harassing him because of his Jewish background.

“For example, CIDI registered a report from a Jewish student who gets comments in the classroom and group activities such as “All Jews must die” and “Go back to the gas chambers.” The school only took action after much insistence, and the bullying only decreased when the student (at his own request) was transferred to another class.”

Much anti-Semitism was also politically motivated. Under the so-called “alt-right”, a hostile attitude towards Jews was observed, but also on the Left is anti-Semitism on the rise. We think of people such as Anja Meulenbelt and Jazie Veldhuyzen (from Sylvana’s BIJI party), but for example also the sometimes even Islamist gentlemen from DENK. The Monitor writes about this:

Not only among the extreme Right are there anti-Semitic sentiments.

Many common clichés are, for example, the “Jewish capitalist”, or simply “stock market Jew”. These supposedly control the political elite in society through the possession of gold or disproportionate power in banking.

Conspiracy theories about the Rothschilds, a banking dynasty of Jewish descent, often respond to this. The stereotypes are used as legitimization for turning the common people against the established order. With the emergence of the decolonization movement, these clichés were changed so that Jews were increasingly identified with imperialists.

The political Left often values equality, emancipation and anti-discrimination. However, sometimes the extreme Left sees inequality mainly in terms of color and social class. Because the dominant image of Jews is often that they are white and prosperous, they are, within the extreme-Left way of thinking, often portrayed as oppressors. This way of thinking can lead to anti-Semitic discourse, surely in combination with the often used implicit assumption that the Left is automatically anti-racist and thus cannot be anti-Semitic.

I hope that the next year will be a better year for Dutch Jews than the one before was. But as melancholy as it is, I have a very hard head…

The second article, also from De Dagelijkse Standaard, was published last December:

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By Your Actions So Shall You Survive

As we approach the dénouement (whatever it might turn out to be) of the Brexit fiasco, Seneca III offers his thoughts on predators, prey, and scavengers in Modern Multicultural Europe.

By Your Actions So Shall You Survive

By Seneca III

The predation by one group, species, or culture upon the territory and resources of another is as old as life itself. Human history is littered with examples, as is the animal kingdom.

Here and now the primary threat is, and has been for fourteen centuries, Islam. Yet it is axiomatic that it cannot succeed in taking over the UK, the USA and the Eurosphere as a whole and ethnically cleansing or enslaving us if we man-up, discard all this dissembling ‘multiculturalism’, ‘integration’, ‘altruism’, ‘human rights’ and ‘globalism’ garbage and learn hard lessons from our own and Europe’s past.

Essentially, there is only one way to deal with the Demented Slaves of Allah, and if we can’t be bothered to learn from our own histories then perhaps we could do so from Canis lupus. But be warned: the short video embedded below is not a safe space for snowflakes and their ilk — it is the real world, a world red in tooth and claw, not a tepid, pastel-coloured one that they yearn for in an elusive Elysium, an effete dream world in which, if it came about, they would be the first to die, no doubt screaming “But that’s not fair!”

It (the video) demonstrates a real-world solution that we could emulate to solve the Muslim problem, replacing the four-legged participants with two legged ones. Note what the world should hold for the likes of Shamima Begum and her fellow lovers of butchery in the name of Allah, and hopefully also for that of the to be unmissed and unlamented future little jihadis as is suggested at the end:

N.B. The Coyote, Canis latrans, is a predatory, scavenging species able to adapt to and expand into environments beneficially modified by humans. It is enlarging its range all the time, moving into urban areas and establishing territories in increasing numbers. So similar, that, to Islam’s modus operandi.

— Seneca III, on this 13th day of March 2019 as we close in on the Ides.

For links to previous essays by Seneca III, see the Seneca III Archives.

1st Day in Court: Police on Trial for a Change

Ezra Levant flew to England to report on the charges Tommy brought against the police for their persecution of him and his family. They planned this because neither of them believed the British press would cover it. Nor did I. Is there even a conservative press of any magnitude left in Britain?

Here is Ezra’s first report:

And here is Tommy’s take on the course he is pursuing because of what the police did to him and his children while he was in a pub after a football game. You’ll notice that when he is forced to leave this restaurant, he has to walk a bit to get to a stairway which leads eventually to the street – my point being that the Cambridgeshire police had to hunt him down; he wasn’t being public about his afternoon with his kids.

Tommy had done nothing wrong, but if the government decides you’re the enemy then they send their minions after you. This is one reason for my sadness at the low point to which the U.K. has fallen. When push comes to shove, the police aren’t going to give up their cushy jobs and pensions. Instead, they’ll bloody the heads they’re ordered to smash and dismiss the disaffected as “extremist trouble-makers”.

For those of us in the U.S., this mindset and behavior are similar to the attacks on well-known people on the Right by our entitled social justice warriors. But at least we are not as isolated and alone as British cultural defenders like Tommy.

Here’s Tommy’s page, with a link to donate to the cause. The MSM is saying he has lots of money, leaving you to infer he doesn’t need your help. Or so claims the disgusting BBC.

Here’s one of the few dissenters, Gerard Batten. Do watch, it’s very brief. But the important thing is the events Batten reveals, the amazing amounts of persecution and corruption being brought to bear on one man.

A reminder: during this penitential season of Lent, please keep Tommy and his family in your prayers.

Thank You, Schengen Rules — The Third Rapist Escapes Abroad

As a follow-up to last month’s post about a girl who was gang-raped by culture-enrichers in Barcelona, the article below discusses one of the suspected perps, who was released from custody and has now fled the country.

Many thanks to Pampasnasturtium for translating this piece from El Nacional:

The alleged third rapist of Sabadell, Khalid Oukhlifa, escapes abroad

Barcelona
March 5, 2019

Regional police agents [‘Mossos d’Esquadra’] continue actively searching for Khalid Oukhlifa, one of the men arrested at the beginning of February for his connection to the rape of a girl in an industrial warehouse in Sabadell.

He, as well as the rest of the men arrested by town and regional police agents were brought before a judge and then released under precautionary measures. Only two of those arrested were jailed; they were the ones for whom the judge was able to find more evidence of their direct involvement as perpetrators of the gang rape of the 18 year-old girl. But the third rapist remains to be identified.

Khalid Oukhlifa, the alleged third rapist of Sabadell

Among the men he set free under precautionary measures, nevertheless, the judge is convinced that the third perpetrator of the sexual assault of Sabadell is included, although he could not gather enough evidence and had to order their release pending more evidence. And this missing third man is Khalid Oukhlifa, as explained to ElCaso.com by police sources.

He was required to show up periodically in court in Sabadell on the judge’s orders, and a week ago, when required to report, he didn’t show up. The judge issued a warrant for his arrest, and now regional police are looking for him ‘actively’.

The police, when they received the order from the judge, tried to locate him where they believed he might be, but were not able to find him anymore; the other arrested men were there, but not Khalid Oukhlifa, who has now become one of the men most sought-after by the police.

His photo has been shared at the start-of-shift meetings in most of the police stations of the Barcelona metropolitan area. Anyway, and according to what ElCaso.com has been able to discover, detectives believe that Oukhlifa has escaped from Catalonia and that he is no longer in Spain. As of today, there is no international order for his arrest, and it would be up to the judge in charge, Marcos Melendi López — who is up to date on the latest findings of the regional police — to activate it.

The man, of Moroccan nationality, was squatting in a warehouse in Sabadell, with no known income or occupation, a fact that leads the police to think that an escape abroad is possible.

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Allahu Akhbar at the Liebfrauenkirche

Cynthia loved Ahmed. She was devoted to him. She wore hijab for his sake.

Unfortunately for Ahmed, his application for asylum in Germany was turned down. When he was finally arrested and about to be deported, he asked Cynthia to come with him to Tunisia. When she refused, things turned ugly. Cynthia was later found stabbed to death.

The following video reports on what happened at the church where Cynthia’s memorial service was to be held. Many thanks to Nash Montana for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Below is an article about Cynthia from Bild (subscription required), also translated by Nash:

Cynthia wore hijab for her killer

[Photo #1 (at the top of this post): Without makeup, but with hijab: Cynthia looks into the camera with a slightly uncomfortable look. Ahmed apparently wanted to take his girlfriend back to Tunisia.]

Worms — Her death leaves you speechless! More than 500 people participated at the funeral march on the weekend with flowers and candles for the 21-year-old Cynthia R. She had been murdered by her boyfriend Ahmed T. (22) last week.

WHY?

[Photo #2 (not shown): In front of her house, pastor George Ambadan lights a candle]

[Photo #3 (not shown): A selfie from happier times: Cynthia and Ahmed only got together at the end of last year]

Friends of the family talk about the relationship between Ahmed and Cynthia. “She wore hijab for Ahmed,” says a friend of Cynthia’s father to BILD, “and she learned to speak Arabic out of love for him.”

When the two began their relationship four months ago, Ahmed T. already knew that he was going to be deported. His asylum seeker application had been denied long ago.

So he tried to convince his new girlfriend to go with him to Tunisia. But friends of the family say that went too far for Cynthia R.

[Photo #4 (not shown): Ahmed under arrest: After his arrest, the killer was brought to the prison with shackles on hands and feet. He’s been behind bars for five days now.]

Could this be the reason he murdered her? Because she didn’t want to move to Tunisia with him? Last Monday an arrest warrant was issued for her boyfriend in order that he might finally be deported. Less than 48 hours later the situation between the two escalated.

Ahmed had registered himself under three different identities and had therefore cashed in three times the spending money in Germany. He stabbed the young woman by ramming a kitchen knife through her neck, her lungs, her hands and her back more than ten times.

[Photo #5 (not shown): Cynthia with pit bull: Cynthia loved animals; she had two dogs. Here she poses with one of the puppies.]

[Photo #6 (not shown): Her cousin: Patrick Schopp (34) is devastated by the loss of his cousin.]

“She meant so much to me and I miss her a lot,” says her cousin Patrick Schopp (34, scaffold builder) to BILD. “I will keep her in my memory as this fun-loving person who never had anything bad to say about anyone and who was very helpful with everyone.”

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Allahu Akhbar at the Allah Snack Bar

I don’t think there’s any serious doubt that cultural enrichment was involved in this little escapade of explosive arson, given that it occurred in the Neukölln district of Berlin — perhaps the most culturally enriched neighborhood in Germany — and an “Arab snack bar” was the target.

Many thanks to Nash Montana for translating this article from the Berliner Kurier.

Explosion in Neukölln — Police suspect arson

Berlin-Neukölln — Explosion in a Neukölln apartment building on Monday morning. The police suspect arson.

Towards 3:30 AM a loud boom at the apartment building on the Neukölln Sonnenallee, at the corner of Pannierstrasse. Glass splinters from a window rained down onto the sidewalk. The explosion happened in the basement under an Arab snack bar.

By the time the fire rescue arrived, thick smoke was welling out of the snack bar and the basement windows. Eight residents of the apartment building brought themselves to safety by hurrying outside.

[Photo caption (not shown): fire rescue team bring their injured colleague to safety]

Before the fire rescue even arrived, police had already gone into the building to bring residents, among them children, to safety.

One policeman had to be guided to safety by the fire rescue using a smoke mask when the smoke in the stairway became impenetrable.

A 92-year-old resident also had to be rescued using a mask. “A medical doctor examined her,” says the fire rescue spokesperson.

Arab snack bar had just recently opened

The fire department had 40 men on location. One fireman was injured during firefighting operations and was brought to the hospital. He had dislocated his shoulder while working in the dark, smoky cellar. Another fireman suffered contusions.

While the firefighting operation was ongoing, residents of the house waited in a parked fire rescue bus. By around 5:20am the fire was under control. The Sonnenallee had been closed during the operation.

According a police spokeswoman, the fire commissioner’s office will investigate for first-degree arson. The background of the explosion is still unclear. Fire investigators were still collecting evidence in the afternoon. The Arab snack bar had only just recently opened its doors on March 1.

Nafri Gone Wild at the Milan Train Station

The following news story concerns an incident of enricher-on-enricher violence that occurred on Friday at the central train station in Milan. The Italian authorities immediately dismissed any possibility of terrorism, perhaps because both of the victims were Africans. However, the two men that were stabbed may be non-Muslim culture-enrichers — Ivory Coast has a Muslim population of about 39%. Gambia, on the other hand, is about 90% Muslim, so the Gambian victim could well be a Mohammedan.

Many thanks to He Ha for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Below is a brief article about the attack from ANSA:

Two People Stabbed at Milan Train Station

Libyan national arrested, Ivorian and Gambian injured

(ANSA) — Milan, March 8 — A 33-year-old Libyan national was arrested by Carabinieri police on Friday after allegedly stabbing and injuring two passers-by at Milan’s central station, sources said.

The injured people are a 31-year-old Ivorian and a 20-year-old Gambian. The attack is not thought to be terrorism-related, the sources said.

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In Two Countries Where They Turn Back Time

Our expatriate English correspondent Peter has published a memoir entitled In Two Countries Where They Turn Back Time. Below is the author’s summary of the book.

In Two Countries Where They Turn Back Time

by Peter

Sometime at the end of the 1980s, I decided to give up work and go travelling. There was a whole world out there and I had seen very little of it. Unfortunately, the offer of voluntary early retirement did not come until 1994, and when it did, I grabbed it with both hands. Up until then I had not gone further from home than Eastern Turkey, North Africa, Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean. I had spent my entire working life with my nose firmly pressed to the grindstone, a very unhealthy situation which can cause those who behave in such a manner to end up with no nose.

The narrative of this book covers a period roughly between 1991 and 1994. It includes journeys I made immediately after I retired, but the trips themselves only serve as a backdrop to other, more important, stories that needed to be told. For instance, the section on Hungary is really about labour relations in the UK during the 1960s and 1970s and the failure of the various politicians in office at the time to take control of a deteriorating situation. This opened the way for the hard-line policies of Margaret Thatcher from 1978 onwards. I was an active trade unionist beginning in the mid-1960s, and lived through it while it was happening around me. It was the time of the Cold War, and there was communist-inspired disruption around the world as communists, their sympathisers and fellow travellers created mayhem all over Europe, Asia and the USA. Regular readers of Gates of Vienna and Vlad Tepes will recognise parts of an essay I wrote in 2017 that was based on similar information.

Some far leftists believed that they could take over the UK by systematic strike-mongering. One particular person — a certain Thomas Gerard (Gerry) Healy— was convinced that his Socialist Labour League could achieve this. To make matters worse, there was a provable conspiracy within the British establishment to overthrow Harold Wilson’s Labour Government in the 1960s and replace it with a cross-party coalition with Lord Louis Mountbatten at its head. The enterprise finally collapsed when Lord Louis refused to have anything to do with it.

My first visit to Bulgaria was accidental, but it left a lasting impression. When I read subsequently about the communist takeover of that country after World War II, I realised just how brutal and ruthless communism and those who sought to impose it were. There was a veritable orgy of lies, deceit, purges, plots, conspiracies, show trials and mass murder indulged in by the communists to gain control of the state and only a few brave men attempted to thwart them. One of these was Nicola Petkov, who tried his level best to prevent the takeover but eventually paid for it with his life. However, right from the very beginning those opposing the communists had little chance of success, especially with the Red Army already in occupation.

The communists played a long and cynical game in their disposal of Petkov. They were unable to act until the formal peace treaty had been ratified by the United States, and an allied presence had to be maintained in the country until this had taken place. However, in the first week of June 1947, they were able to make their move. On 4th June, the United States Senate ratified the peace treaty, and the day after Petkov was arrested on a range of trumped-up charges. The main charges were conspiracy to overthrow the government, undermining military morale and discipline, and organising terrorist activity. There were many other charges in the 9,000-word indictment, but none of them had any substance. Petkov was merely an obstacle to communist control of the state, and needed to be removed.

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Town Councillor Mugged by Underage Migrants in Maresme

On Monday we posted a report on the youthful hijinks of unaccompanied migrant minors housed in a summer camp in the Catalonian town of Canet de Mar. Some of the neighbors of the summer camp cited the nearby town of Arenys de Mar as an example of more effective administration of migrant centers. Based on the article below, however, Arenys doesn’t seem to be doing all that great a job.

Many thanks to Pampasnasturtium for translating this article from La Vanguardia:

Three unaccompanied foreign minors attack a (female) councillor in Arenys de Mar

The minors, hosted in a reception center in Cabrera de Mar, tried to steal her bag by force

[Caption: Two minors under the guardianship of the regional Youth Affairs department in the waiting hall of the police station in Mataró. (Picture: Fede Cedó)]

A female member of Arenys de Mar’s town council was attacked by three underage migrants, also called ‘mena’ (unaccompanied foreign minors), last Friday night at the door of her house in this city in the Maresme area. The attackers were arrested by the Mossos d’Esquadra [Catalan regional police], who confirmed the young men were repeat-offenders hosted in the Cabrera de Mar reception center.

Susanna Mir, a councillor for PDECat party in the Arenys municipal administration, was attacked at around 8:15pm last Friday by three minors when she was about to enter her house, on Andreu Guri Street. One of the attackers grabbed her bag and caused the victim to react by defending herself with blows and kicks as she shouted to attract the attention of the neighbors. Another one of the young men was standing guard and a third one watched the assault from nearby.

During the struggle Mir fell to the ground, while her attacker would not cease pulling her bag. Finally, faced with her screams, the three of them ran away in the direction of the train station. The victim alerted the police and gave a complete description of her attackers, whom the police located at the station when they were just about to escape by train.

After undergoing a medical check to verify the wounds sustained, Mir filed a report with the regional police. The three minors have accumulated multiple criminal records for similar actions, even if they have to move to surrounding towns to commit their crimes, which mandates that the Minors’ Public Prosecution intervene in this case.

In Arenys de Mar the police have reinforced their presence during recent months as a consequence of the activities of groups of minors who attack helpless victims, in general women of advanced age and young girls. In Canet de Mar the neighbors have also mobilized to demand a stop to the attacks carried by a group of youngsters under public guardianship, hosted in a summer camp villa.