From Gaza to Berlin

The topic of this post is not easy write about. What I say here will not earn me any approval. On the one hand, I’ll be excoriated as a tool of the Mossad. On the other, I’ll be denounced as an “anti-Semite”.

So I can’t win, no matter what. But I still feel obligated to write about it, because the issue is an important one that is not being widely discussed in mainstream forums.

These matters are sensitive and contentious, which means that I expect readers to go the extra mile to preserve decorum in the comments. I don’t want the conversation to devolve into an orgy of Jew-hatred, which would be its natural tendency. I know it’s difficult, but it is possible to voice serious criticism of Israel and Jewish groups without invoking the Great Hebrew Menace.

This discussion concerns current events in Gaza. The atrocities of October 7 of last year are a given — I’m not a “denialist” about what happened that day — but they are not the primary topic. My focus is on what has happened in Gaza since October 7.

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As I write, the war in Gaza is still raging, and a ground campaign in Rafah is looming. Critics of the IDF’s actions repeatedly employ the term “genocide”, due to the alarming official Palestinian casualty figures from Gaza. Which is strange, because people who wouldn’t dream of believing the pronouncements of the US government, or the Israeli government, or EU governments, seem to have no problem crediting the Palestinian statistics on casualties in Gaza. The same people who think the Jews inflated the death toll in the Holocaust believe whatever numbers the Poor Palestinians put out.

As if the “Palestinian health authorities” weren’t a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hamas. As if Hamas hasn’t always openly proclaimed that high civilian casualties work to its advantage. Why wouldn’t they inflate those numbers? How could they do otherwise?

Regardless of the actual figures, the damage to the infrastructure of Gaza has been horrific.

It’s very difficult to acquire credible information about conditions in the Gaza Strip, because almost everything published — whether in the mainstream media or the alternative media — is propaganda put out by one side or the other. The current prevalence of AI-generated images and video has made it that much more difficult to separate truth from pseudo-reality.

However, some information may be gleaned from satellite photos, which indicate that well over half of the buildings in the Gaza Strip have been damaged or destroyed. Much of the population of northern Gaza has fled south, and is now trapped between the Israeli-enforced dividing line in central Gaza and the border with Egypt, which enclave is about to be invaded by the IDF. The Egyptians, knowing full well the risks associated with importing large numbers of Palestinians, are only allowing a trickle of traffic through the Rafah border crossing. As a result, a huge number of displaced residents are packed into tent cities near Rafah.

What will become of these refugees when the war is finally over? Israel is not too keen on repopulating the devastated areas of Gaza with them. And some Israeli organizations have plans for postwar Gaza that include establishing new Jewish settlements there. These are not the official plans of the Israeli government, but they are not the ravings of wild-eyed zealots in fringe groups, either. They are being openly discussed in public forums, which means the government is well aware of them and is not trying to shut them down.

If the Palestinians in the tent cities are not to be allowed back into northern Gaza, where then will they be resettled? There is some discussion of “voluntary” migration — that is, conditions in the crowded camps will become so harsh that residents there will be ready to emigrate somewhere, anywhere that will have them. If the Egyptian government can be induced to open the border for a steady, larger flow, this process can begin.

Prime Minister Netanyahu is working towards exactly that end:

On December 25, 2023, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed at the Likud Knesset faction meeting that he was working on the voluntary immigration of Gaza residents to other countries. “Our problem is finding countries that are ready to absorb them, and we are working on it,” Netanyahu said.

It goes without saying that no Islamic nation will accept any refugees from Gaza. They have all made it clear that they do not want Palestinians in their countries. And with good reason — nobody in his right mind would want to import Palestinians. That’s why the Egyptians have steadfastly resisted opening the Rafah crossing fully.

Thus Mr. Netanyahu is, for all practical purposes, expecting the West to take in the wretched refuse from Gaza. Canada, under the inspired leadership of Justin “Baby Doc” Trudeau, has already shown an eagerness to bring in the puir wee bairns of Palestine. I don’t know whether the USA will be similarly welcoming, since this is an election year, but we’ll see. As for the EU, it will vary from country to country, depending on how lefty the government in question is. I would expect Ireland, for example, to take its share, and possibly also Germany, under the Green-led traffic light coalition.

And Israel may have found a different solution to the problem: it is negotiating with Congo to take in the homeless and tempest-tost from Gaza. The article doesn’t mention the issue of payment, but I’m cynical enough to assume that the Congolese, already ridden with poverty and political strife, will extract a high price in return for the placement of Palestinians in their new tropical ghetto.

Regardless of their ultimate destination, the denizens of Gaza are problematic for anyone who is foolish enough to take them in. The Israelis, who have a closer acquaintance with the Palestinians than anyone else (with the possible exception of the Jordanians), have a jaundiced view of them.

Some Israelis — it’s not clear what proportion — are extreme in their attitude. Mia Schem, a former hostage held by Hamas, had this to say:

“It was important to me to relay the truth about the nature of the people who live in Gaza, who they are truly are and what I experienced there,” she said in the interview.

“It is important to you that the world understands, what? That I went through a holocaust,” Schem added. “Everyone over there is a terrorist. [emphasis added]”

Ms. Schem is not alone in her views, and some people are even harsher in their assessment of Gaza. Ilana Mercer (who is Jewish), refers to remarks made by Eliyahu Yossian — an “Israeli analyst and veteran of Unit 8200, a high-tech spy branch of the Israeli military” — according to a tweet from the account of Electronic Intifada:

These days, Israel’s political discourse is marred by the likes of Eliyahu Yossian, a mainstream opinionator. Listening as I did with difficulty to Yossian, I detect the delicate Iranian twang in his accent, although there is no sign of delicacy in this zealot’s worldview. Nothing authentically American, either. “Hamas is not the enemy,” he vociferates, “Gaza is. You level the area, and you kill the largest possible numbers, because the woman there is an enemy, the baby there is an enemy and the first grader is an enemy… and the pregnant woman is the enemy.” Yossian goes on to explain that Israel must not entertain “Western values” because these “blur basic logic.”

“The woman there is an enemy, the baby there is an enemy and the first grader is an enemy”: This is an exact mirror of Hamas’ doctrine about the Jews, by which they justify terrorist attacks that kill Israeli women, children, and the elderly. By definition, no Jew is innocent; all must die.

I don’t have to tell you that these constitute competing genocidal doctrines. In other words, the conflict in Gaza is trending towards a war of extermination. One side or the other will be exterminated.

Therefore, as an alternative, what Mr. Netanyahu is proposing is to export an entire population of what some Israelis consider to be dangerous terrorists who deserve extermination. The aim is to dump them on the Gentiles of the West, or perhaps on the Sons of Ham south of the Sahara. If the price is right, surely Congo or Gabon or Zambia would be willing to accept them. Anywhere but Israel.

Why is he doing that? If they all deserve to be killed, why ship them out to Berlin or Toronto instead of burying their corpses in the rubble of Gaza City and Khan Younis?

The answer, of course, is that this is a cynical strategy that will allow Israel to retain the moral high ground. Since 1948 the Israelis (and Jews in general) have had the reputation of conducting wars in the most humane manner possible, taking more Israeli casualties in order to avoid civilian deaths. It never seemed to do them any good; the Israelis were reviled just as much, no matter what. But they did it anyway. And, at least in the West, no one is acknowledged to wage war more ethically than the Jews of Israel.

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We Need More of Those Nigerian Nuclear Physicists

The German government is recruiting “skilled” Nigerians for immigration into Germany. Even if Nigeria has a large pool of skilled workers of that caliber — which seems doubtful — siphoning them off for careers in Germany will further impoverish Nigeria by leaching it of vital talent. Why is that considered a good thing?

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for translating this article from Apollo News. The translator’s comments are in square brackets:

Development Minister Schulze wants to bring Nigerian “skilled workers” to Germany

Federal Minister Schulze (SPD) is currently in Nigeria to bring skilled workers from the West African country to Germany. During her visit she opened the fourth center, which is intended to make it easier for people to enter Germany.

Federal Development Minister Svenja Schulze is in Nigeria to recruit skilled workers from the West African country. During her visit, the SPD politician opened the fourth center of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), which is intended to make it easier for people to enter and find a job in Germany. “We want to make migration a success for everyone involved,” said Schulze during the opening of the Migrant Resource Center in Nyanya, a suburb of the capital Abuja.

The head of GIZ, Sandra Vermeuijten, shows that the project is apparently well received in Nigeria. “Even before it opened, a lot of people wanted to come in,” she said. “That sounds like great hope for many people here. From now on I expect a tsunami,” shouted Vermeuijten during the opening ceremony, referring to the crowds that are now likely to head to Germany. [I doubt I’ve ever seen so much HATE against their own people from any government in the history of “civilization”.]

There are already three advice centers in Nigeria that are financed by German development funds. [a.k.a. the German taxpayers, who are forced to pay for their own demise.] These centers have so far offered support to returnees who have been deported from Germany, for example, to help them reintegrate. These centers also provided information about the dangers of illegal migration.

But there is a change in focus. “Here people can learn something about legal routes to Germany,” explains the minister. Now these centers, which initially warned about the dangers of illegal migration, are now supposed to show you ways to come to Germany legally.

Afterword from the translator:

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) Pledges Allegiance to Somalia

The following report by Clare Lopez was published earlier this month by Sharia TipSheet.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) Pledges Allegiance to Somalia

by Clare M. Lopez

“Video of Ilhan Omar Repeatedly Calling Somali Leader ‘Our President’; Saying, ‘The President and I Have a Special Relationship, I Call Him Uncle and He Calls Me His Girl’”, by Kristinn Taylor, Gateway Pundit, January 31, 2024

  • “EXCLUSIVE: Emmer calls on Ilhan Omar to resign for ‘appalling, Somalia-first’ speech” by Luke Sprinkel, Alpha News, January 29, 2024
  • Ilhan Omar Speech on Representing Somalia in Congress Goes Viral With Calls to Expel Her From the House” by Kristinn Taylor, Gateway Pundit, January 28, 2024
  • “Rep. Ilhan Omar Represents Everything Wrong With America’s Immigration System” by John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist, January 30, 2024 — Insightful essay on what America’s Immigration System ought to be for… which is a set of shared principles and values
  • “I’ve Been Identifying Ilhan Omar as ‘D-Mogadishu’ for Years. It Turns Out I Was Right.” by Robert Spencer at PJ Media, January 29, 2024 — Robert Spencer’s take on whom Rep. Omar really is in Congress to represent — it’s not the American citizens of her Minneapolis district
  • “Ilhan Omar (D-Mogadishu) Pledges Allegiance to Somalia” by Hugh Fitzgerald at Jihad Watch, January 31, 2024

Biden Administration Continues Shelling Out Millions to Taliban Regime in Afghanistan

“United States Confirms Sending $80 Million To Afghanistan Every 10-14 Days”, Afghanistan International, 01/19/24

  • The $85 billion in top-of-the-line military equipment and weaponry that the Biden admin left behind in August 2021 apparently wasn’t enough.

Inside the Gate

“US government employees plan walkout over Biden’s Gaza policies” by Joyce Karam & Elizabeth Hagedorn, Al Monitor, January 12, 2024

“Biden’s Department of Education Investigating San Diego State University for ‘Islamophobia’ Over Statement Condemning Oct. 7 Hamas Terrorist Attacks” by Margaret Flavin at Gateway Pundit, January 5, 2024

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“I Hate All French People”

As reported in the news feed last weekend, a young “Frenchman” named Sagou Gouno Kassogue had a sudden “Allahu Akhbar” moment at the Gare de Lyon in Paris. He went on a rampage with a knife and other implements of destruction, wounding three people before he could be overpowered and detained.

Before he was apprehended, Mr. Kassogue left a substantial record of political analysis and philosophical ruminations on TikTok. Below are two excerpts from his recorded work.

RAIR Foundation provides this introduction:

PARIS — The recent knife attack at the Gare de Lyon train station in Paris, carried out by Sagou Gouno Kassogue, a 32-year-old Malian national who is Muslim, has intensified debates and concerns surrounding border policies and the threats posed by illegal migrants entering the country. The incident has added fuel to an already contentious issue, raising questions about security measures and the screening of foreign individuals seeking asylum or entering France.

On Saturday morning, chaos erupted as Kassogue, armed with a knife and hammer, embarked on a stabbing spree inside the bustling Gare de Lyon train station. According to the first elements of the investigation, the suspect first set fire to his backpack before grabbing a knife and a hammer, attempting to strike a passerby who managed to avoid them,” explained the prosecution. “Three passersby intervened, showing immense bravery in their actions. However, they were not spared from the violence, as they were injured by knife and hammer blows,” continued the prosecution. Kassogue left three victims in his wake, one of whom now faces a life-threatening condition.

Many thanks to HeHa for the translations, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling.

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Video #2:

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Innocent Oseghale is Still Guilty

I’ve reported in the past (most recently here) on the case of Innocent Oseghale, the Nigerian culture-enricher who murdered, dismembered, and may have cannibalized the remains of a young girl named Pamela Mastropietro near the Italian town of Macerata.

The life sentence handed down against Mr. Oseghale has finally been confirmed by the Supreme Court. Many thanks to Gary Fouse for translating this article from Il Martino:

Murder of Pamela Mastropietro: Life sentence for Innocent Oseghale

January 24, 2024

The Supreme Court rejects the appeal of the defense and finalizes the sentence of life imprisonment for Innocent Oseghale imposed in the first instance trial and twice on appeal. In 2022, the Supreme Court had requested more details on the aggravated circumstances of sexual violence.

Macerata — Innocent Oseghale was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of young Pamela Mastropietro, killed, cut into pieces, and left in Pollenza in 2018. Oseghale had been convicted in the first instance. The sentence was affirmed twice on appeal, even if in 2022 the Supreme Court had requested more details on the aggravating circumstances of sexual violence.

This was not a small issue, since if it had not been recognized, Oseghale could have avoided life imprisonment. With today’s sentence, the final word has been spoken on a gruesome story, first in the news and then in the courts.

The mother of the young girl burst into tears at the reading and was embraced by many of those present to show their solidarity. A scene quite different from two years ago, when she left the courtroom in a rage over the partial annulment of Oseghale’s sentence. Her t-shirt was also different: when in 2022 it showed the body of her daughter cut into pieces, this morning, it showed her smiling face against a pink background.

The woman is satisfied with the sentence, but certain that the dynamics of the events of that cursed day have not been completely ascertained. She has always been convinced that Oseghale had not acted alone and that the accomplices are still walking around free. “All the uncertainty of these years doesn’t help. To know that there are monsters out there who can still do harm, as they did to Pamela, is a terrible thought.”

See these previous posts on Pamela Mastropietro:

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Redbeard Speaks

The following video features a disquisition by a gentleman named Omar Ould Hamaha on the importance of dyeing one’s beard with henna in order to accord with the wishes of the prophet of Islam, who considered the matter of great importance.

RAIR foundation includes this note on Mr. Hamaha:

Omar Ould Hamaha, a devoutly religious Muslim and proud jihadist in the North of Mali, shares why Muslims dye their beards red/orange with Henna, which was done by the Prophet Muhammad, who advised his followers to do the same. He delves into the symbolism behind the colored beard and once again shows Islam’s incompatibility with non-Muslims.

Many thanks to HeHa for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling.

You’ll notice that the esteemed Omar jitters like a speed freak with Parkinson’s in this video. That’s due to a technical issue with the number of frames per second in the original video. I don’t quite understand it, but Vlad may be able to explain the problem.

Video transcript:

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Russia Floods Africa With Free Grain

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for translating this article from the Eurobrics news portal:

Despite sanctions: Russia delivers free grain to Africa

Despite the harsh sanctions policy of the collective West, Russia is recording consistently positive or even record results in most of its economic sectors. In the agricultural and food sector, for example, Moscow achieved a historic high last year — a total harvest of almost 160 million tons of grain.

As a result, Russian exports also increased significantly: in the 2022/23 agricultural year, Russian grain deliveries abroad totaled around 60 million tons. The export of wheat, flour and wheat products is expected to amount to 45 million tonnes, which corresponds to a global market share of around 20%.

This means that the turnover of the Russian agricultural sector is also increasing. According to the TASS news agency, which refers to preliminary information from the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, Russia was able to increase its income from agricultural exports by 12% to a record US$41.5 billion in the summer compared to 2021. The Ministry of Agriculture officially expects an increase to US$45 billion.

For Russia, this recovery is essentially vital after the catastrophic decline of its entire agricultural sector in the 1990s and the associated food supply crises. In this respect, the decision in Russia was correct to even manifest the guarantee of food self-sufficiency as part of the national doctrine on food security in 2010.

Thanks to billions of euros in subsidies or support programs that have since flowed to agricultural producers, a 90% self-sufficiency level for the most important staple foods in the country, as defined by the doctrine, has been guaranteed for several years, so that the Russian government is now focusing on an agricultural policy set on Export.

Free grain for African crisis countries

Countries in Africa and Asia that repeatedly struggle with food crises will benefit from this. In this regard, at the Russia-Africa Summit last July, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his intention to provide free grain as humanitarian aid to six African countries on the World Food Program list. These crisis states are Burkina Faso, Eritrea, Mali, Zimbabwe, Somalia and the Central African Republic, which were originally supposed to receive up to 50,000 tons of grain from Russia. The scope of this aid has now been increased by the Russian Foreign Ministry to 200,000 tons of wheat.

The move came after Moscow previously refused to extend the grain agreement with Turkey, Ukraine and the United Nations Organization. This deal was intended to enable exports of Ukrainian grain, food and fertilizer from Ukrainian Black Sea ports along a secure maritime corridor to countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. In addition, the contract should, among other things, lift those Western sanctions that are directed against the Russian agricultural sector. This included, for example, lifting the ban on grain and fertilizer exports, lifting certain sanctions in the banking sector or on the import of agricultural machinery.

Despite the fact that Western sanctions — which curb Russian agricultural exports — remain in place, Russia is already implementing its agricultural aid promise, sending the first Russian ship with free grain to Africa in November. As Russian media recently reported, citing the Somali national news agency SONNA, a ship carrying 25,000 tons of free wheat from Russia arrived in Somalia last week.

“Somalia has received an urgently needed aid shipment of 25,000 tons of wheat from Russia to combat the consequences of floods in the country. The aid shipment, which arrived in Mogadishu on Thursday, was handed over to the Somali Disaster Management Authority (SoDMA),” it said.

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Africa is Coming Home to Europe

Robert Frost famously wrote, “Home is the place where, when you have to go there,/They have to take you in.” (in “The Death of the Hired Man”).

That’s how you can tell Europe is the home of Africans: if they manage to get there, Europe has to take them in.

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for translating this article from Apollo News. The translator’s comments are in square brackets:

“Now the horror scenario is occurring for Europe” — Niger is reopening migration routes

Since 2015, the African country of Niger has helped Europe massively to limit the flow of migrants through the Sahara and across the Mediterranean. The junta in Niger is now repealing the relevant law and clearing the way for more African mass migration.

The smuggling of migrants in Niger, West Africa, is going to be unpunished in the future. The country’s military junta repealed a corresponding law at the end of last week. This is what was announced on Nigerian state television. The 2015 law banned the transport of migrants through Niger. The law came about at the request of the EU: in return, Brussels provided around €75 million for projects to curb migration. During the migration crisis of 2015/2016, the EU removed a lot of migration pressure from its borders. [What do they mean by “a lot”? Europe was overrun by millions of hostiles and it has been going on ever since. Stop paying these people benefits and they will not bother. But no, they pay instead “Danegeld” to corrupt governments instead. As if that had ever worked in the past.]

In Niger, a military coup deposed the EU-friendly government in July. After previous Western allies condemned the coup, the junta is seeking domestic support. These include the desert communities in the north that benefited most from migration. Among other things, they sold fuel to smugglers. Migration is also a business in the country’s large cities, such as Agadez: the care and accommodation of migrants is a real industry in the country. One that should now bloom again. “This law has been repealed! The EU can keep gesticulating!” triumphed the spokesman for the coup government.

With the end of the restrictive anti-migration policy in Niger, the number of migrants traveling to Europe is likely to increase again. “The horror scenario is now occurring for Europe,” says Ulf Laessing, who works for the CDU-affiliated Konrad Adenauer Foundation in the Sahel zone. “Migration through Niger to Libya will now increase sharply again.” Migration is also being used as a weapon against Europe, he says. [That insight comes DECADES too late, mate. And now the taxpayers of Europe “reap” what you guys so happily have sown for your own ego. And it’s mass rape, murder and mayhem you’ve sown.]

“Russia — similar to Mali and Burkina Faso — is actively seeking the favour of the new rulers and is taking advantage of Europe’s hesitation. “Moscow is likely to encourage the junta to allow more migration through Niger towards the Mediterranean coast in order to destabilize Europe,” Laessing continued. Before the migration pact between the EU and Niger, around 300,000 migrants traveled through the country on their way to Europe.

Afterword from the translator:

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Islam Means Peace — The Peace of the Grave

After studying the process of Islamization for almost twenty years, I’ve come to the conclusion that the critical proportion of Muslims in any given population is approximately 30%. Based on what has happened in various parts of Africa, once there are that many Muslims in the population, the continual violence and threats cause political leaders to bend to the will of Muslims, even though they’re still very much a minority in the country. The nation at that point has effectively been Islamized.

That time is rapidly approaching in several European countries. Given the relevant birth rates, there’s no way to reverse the trend at this point. Much of Western Europe will be Islamized within the next twenty years or so. If you’re a European under the age of fifty, chances are you’ll see it happen in your lifetime. Unless, of course, you’re unfortunate enough to become the victim of a boisterous group of “youths”.

Native Europeans will have a choice: they can either say the shahada and convert to Islam, or they can movie away from the major cities and attempt to establish Muslim-free enclaves where they can live in peace among their own ethnic group. But even if they succeed in the latter attempt, they will still suffer from the depredations of Islam, because Muslims don’t coexist peacefully with their neighbors. Their habitual fecundity will generate an internal population pressure, and the poverty-stricken surplus of faithful Muslims will conduct continual razzias to plunder neighboring infidel areas. Only a well-fortified common border and repeated demonstrations of overwhelming and merciless firepower will dissuade the Muslim zones from their attacks.

It’s not a future that any of us look forward to.

The following video from France provides an excellent overview of the process of Islamization, as the Muslim proportion of a population grows from 0% to 100% over several generations. When the 100% point is reached, a period of peace should begin, but it never happens — lacking infidels, the Muslims take to massacring each other. There are always mushrikun or murtadiin or other less-than-pure practitioners of Islam who must be slain.

Many thanks to Oz-Rita for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

Video transcript:

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A Cornucopia of Cultural Enrichment in Italy

Below are four videos, originally posted on Twitter, that celebrate various aspects of the cultural enrichment of Italy via migrant “rescues” in the Mediterranean.

Many thanks to HeHa for the translations, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling.

Video #1: Culture-enrichers occupy buildings in Florence and stab each other

Video #2: Culture-enrichers bivouac in a park in Milan and pollute the area

Video #3: Sudanese migrants who throw rocks at patrol boats as they approach Lampedusa

Video #4: Same incident, more rock-throwing

Video transcript #1:

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An Enriching Experience on the French Metro

The following brief video was posted by the French identitarian activist Damien Rieu on his Twitter account. It features eloquent remarks made by an African culture-enricher on the French metro. Among other things, the scholarly gentleman indicates his intention to have carnal knowledge of the mothers of French natives, all in the name of Allah.

Many thanks to HeHa for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

Video transcript:

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We’ve Only Just Begun

Below are two recent videos about the apocalyptic conditions in France brought about by mass immigration from Africa and the Middle East. Many thanks to HeHa for the translations, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling.

Damien Rieu is a “right-wing extremist” in France who has been active for the past ten years in Génération Identitaire — which was banned by the Ministry of the Interior in 2021 — and other identitarian groups. The first video is a brief interview conducted by the online German news portal Nius that was posted by Mr. Rieu on his Twitter account:

Menton is a French city on the Mediterranean coast just inside the border with Italy, while Ventimiglia is an Italian city on the other side of the border. Both cities are choked with migrants who land at Lampedusa and other Italian ports and make their way overland in an attempt to reach France.

The second video, which was also posted on Damien Rieu’s Twitter account, features conversations with migrants and natives in Menton and Ventimiglia about the cultural enrichment of both cities. Some of the exchanges were recorded using hidden cameras:

Video transcript #1:

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The Pull Factor at Work

Below is a French video report about the current surge of African culture-enrichers into the asylum facilities on Lampedusa.

Notice that the migrants evince a desire to move on to France. Not coincidentally, the French government has announced that it will not accept any of the “refugees” penned in Lampedusa, as reported in last night’s news feed.

Many thanks to HeHa for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

Video transcript:

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Matteo Salvini and Giorgia Meloni on the Lampedusa Crisis

The following two videos feature remarks made by Matteo Salvini and Giorgia Meloni on the crisis in Lampedusa, which is currently being overwhelmed with an unprecedented flood of culture-enrichers from Africa.

Many thanks to HeHa for the translations, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling.

Video 1: Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini

Video 2: Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni

Video transcript #1 (Matteo Salvini):

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