Denmark Wants to Process Asylum Seekers in Africa

Denmark must be doing something right, because both the United Nations and the European Union oppose its plan to move its asylum application facilities to the African continent.

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for translating this article from the German-language service of RT:

Denmark: Asylum procedures are to be moved to the African continent

Denmark wants to transfer its asylum obligations to a third country. Tunisia, Ethiopia, Egypt and Rwanda are eligible. Reception centers for the Danish government are to be set up in one of the countries in order to decide on asylum procedures. The United Nations and the EU are against it.

According to the United Nations and the European Union, Denmark’s project undermines international cooperation. Amnesty International, the International Red Cross and the international NGO “Save the Children” also strongly criticize Denmark’s plan to decide on refugees’ asylum applications to Denmark on the African continent.

The Danish government argues that this will foil the criminal networks of smugglers, and asylum seekers will be spared the life-threatening journey to Europe by sea.

In April the Danish Minister for Immigration and Integration, Mattias Tesfaye, traveled to Rwanda. However, no concrete negotiations resulted from this, and no consensus could be found on the establishment of an asylum center:

“We have agreed to continue to discuss refugee and asylum policy, but also development issues, investments, green change, tourism and many other things.”

Denmark has a rigid asylum policy. For several years it has not been possible to apply for asylum in the country through Danish consulates or embassies. About the planned asylum centers, Martin Lemberg-Pedersen, a lecturer at the Center for Advanced Migration Studies at the University of Copenhagen, said:

“This would be one of the biggest changes in Danish asylum and refugee policy since 1951. That is why the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has very clearly distanced himself from this idea and criticized it, which the EU has also done.”

The director of the Danish Institute for the Protection of Human Rights, Louise Holck, criticizes that one cannot simply export the “protection of human rights”. The bill is far too imprecise. A “legally secure asylum procedure” could no more be ensured than the non-prosecution of refugees.

Lampedusa is Full Up

I’ve been covering the immigration crisis in the Mediterranean, with a special emphasis on the landings at the island of Lampedusa, since 2007. The rate of flow has fluctuated, but the numbers have trended gradually and steadily upwards. There was a big spike during the Arab Spring in 2011, when the late Muammar Qaddafi made good on his threat to unleash the African hordes on Europe (after which Hillary Clinton and the CIA arranged for his demise). The Great Migration Crisis of 2015 caused an even higher surge.

A symbiosis between organized-crime human traffickers and migrant-“rescue” NGOs brought the flood of “refugees” to its current catastrophic level. The business is fabulously lucrative for everyone involved, so as long as the EU continues its open-borders policies, the migrants will keep on coming. What used to be a month’s worth of arrivals in Lampedusa fifteen years ago is now the traffic of a single weekend.

The two articles below provide details on the latest landings of African migrants on Italian territory. First, from Corriere della Sera, translated by Gary Fouse:

Migrants: At Lampedusa, 1,200 landings in a few hours. Salvini: “Immediate meeting with Draghi”

Nine consecutive arrivals with “sea carts”: Hotspot immediately full and the emergency returns to the island. The mayor is bitter. “Don’t call it an emergency, it was all foreseen.” Meloni: “This requires a naval blockade.”

by Salvo Toscano

The emergency returns to Lampedusa with 1,200 refugees arriving within a few hours, thanks also to the good weather. And the political polemic is also returning, with the secretary of the Lega, Matteo Salvini, who calls for the intervention of Premier Draghi. “A meeting with President Draghi is necessary,” he says, “with millions of Italians in difficulty, we cannot think about thousands of illegals (already 12,000 landed since the beginning of the year).” The leader of Brothers of Italy (Fratelli d’Italia), Giorgia Meloni, speaks instead of a naval blockade. “We don’t want to get used to this type of news. Illegal immigration will be stopped. The smugglers must be stopped as well as the immigration NGOs who take advantage of the tragedies.” “Europe, take action,” added Alessandro Battilocchio, a deputy for Forza Italia [Silvio Berlusconi’s party] and in charge of the Department of Immigration of the blue movement.

The Day

Look at what has happened. In the course of a few hours, more than one thousand migrants have arrived on the island of Pelagie in 9 different waves. The last two between noon and one pm. First, a patrol boat of the Captain of the Port brought 97 migrants to the commercial pier, of various ethnicities, all men, intercepted two nautical miles from Lampedusa on a wooden boat, 10 meters long, with an outboard motor. Less than one hour later, a patrol boat of the Guardia di Finanza escorted 38 Tunisian migrants to Favaloro pier, including two women and a child, who were found on a wooden boat of about 8 meters. In the fifth of seven disembarkations brought to Favaloro pier, 398 migrants of various nationalities, among them 24 women and 6 children, who were found on a broken-down fishing boat.

The Reactions

“Alarming situations,” says Nicola Molteni, Undersecretary of Interior, at Agrigento today for the beatification of Rosario Livatino, who asks for “a European response, totally absent today.” All the migrants have been taken to the hotspot of the island, which was empty and has rapidly been refilled to the limit. “I heard from the Ministry of Interior, and they told me that the quarantine ships have left,” the mayor of Lampedusa, Toto Martello, says to Corriere. “Just one thing: Let’s not talk about this thing as if it were an emergency; it is not, it was all foreseen and predictable.”

The second article is from PolitikStube, and was translated by Hellequin GB:

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And the Beat Goes On

The cultural enrichment beat, that is.

Below are four recent articles about various aspects of the migrant invasion of Europe. The first article (translated by Hellequin GB) concerns a deadly attack by a Syrian culture-enricher in Berlin. The report doesn’t make it clear, but I suspect that both his victims were also culture-enrichers.

Translator’s note:

I couldn’t find the article from the Berliner Zeitung, but the gist is clear: another case of Cultural Enrichment.

The word “colorful” in the title (German Bunte) is a reference to multiculturalism, roughly equivalent to the way “rainbow” was used in the USA before it was co-opted by LGBT.

The article from PolitikStube:

Colorful capital: Attack on two Berliners, one dead, one seriously injured — Syrian (30) arrested

In the politically correct police report from April 20, 2021 it says: Emergency services arrested a 30-year-old man yesterday evening. He is suspected of having killed a 56-year-old man in his apartment on Huttenstrasse in Moabit. The 56-year-old was found lifeless in a room in his apartment around 8:40 a.m. yesterday. The situation and the injury pattern indicated a homicide.

The arrested person is also suspected of having tried to kill a 56-year-old man in his apartment on Neue Schönhauser Strasse in (Berlin) Mitte. The investigations into both cases are ongoing and are being led by the Third Murder Commission of the State Criminal Police Office and the Berlin Public Prosecutor’s Office. The 30-year-old suspect is due to be brought before a judge today.

The Berliner Zeitung reports in more detail: The suspect is a Syrian national who is said to have attacked two Berliners in their apartments. The Berlin public prosecutor’s office obtained the suspect’s temporary placement in a closed psychiatric facility.

Article #2 is from the conservative Austrian site Unzensuriert, and was translated by Gary Fouse:

“Closed borders” are only for Austrians: New asylum record in the first quarter of 2021

[Caption: Still in vivid memory: 2015/16 tens of thousands of illegals stormed our country. If the interior minister still cannot protect our borders, we will soon be back.]

In the flood of daily media Corona numbers game — and fear-making mode — other, potentially much more dangerous reports are lost — some on the topic of massively increasing illegal migration to Austria. The assurances of ÖVP-interior minister Karl Nehammer aside, the “social travelers”, particularly in the past year, did not adhere to his “total border closure” and came into the country in large numbers, largely unhindered. 14,200 asylum applications were counted to the end of the year, the first increase since 2015, and then by an impressive 12% (versus 2019).

In March, 90% more illegals than last year

It is likely to get worse this year, as even the Kurier cannot conceal. By the end of the first quarter, end of March, according to the Federal Interior Ministry, there were already 5,024 applications nationwide — that is an increase from the previous year of an impressive 42%. In a monthly comparison, there were, in March 2021, 90% more illegal social migrants compared with March 2020, who merrily streamed over the “closed” borders of our land.

In spite of the end of the war, Syrians continue to lead the way

And it is always the same, those who come. Also this year, the lion’s share are Syrians (2,267 applications), who have the greatest chance of recognition, although the civil war in Syria in a wide part of the country has for a year been all but ended and the bombed county needs every young man for the rebuilding of houses, businesses, and infrastructure. Because it is mostly young men who seek our protection (82% of those who traveled here).

It is almost all Muslim males

And it is almost without exception Muslims, who are hardly compatible with our Western value system. Behind the Syrians are the Afghans and Moroccans (the latter have little chance of asylum, but are no longer accepted by their country in case of deportation). Behind those are found Iraqis, Turks, and Somalis. 554 of the uninvited guests were (allegedly) “unaccompanied minors”.

Suspension of asylum rights as the only way out

What that means for the security of our country and our citizens is reported regularly by Unzensuriert. The only way out of this hopeless situation would be the suspension of asylum rights, long-demanded (unfortunately only) by the FPÖ, which, with the prevailing pandemic in the face of unvetted and uncontrolled travelers, in the sense of public health, should be easy to argue.

Austria has the most illegals in the EU, Hungary the fewest

In addition, the economic migrants cross several safe countries on their way to the most lucrative European social paradises before they reach Austria. Speaking of Austria. While the asylum numbers have risen exorbitantly in Austria in spite of “Corona closures”, in the rest of the EU, they were significantly reduced in the previous year (416,000 applications in the 27 member nations, the lowest since 2013). Every fourth application succeeded in Germany (which, by the way, is exclusively surrounded by safe countries). The lowest number of illegal entries was in Hungary.

Article #3, from PolitikStube, translated by Hellequin GB:

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The Horror in Mozambique Continues

I’ve posted several times previously (most recently here) about the violent jihad in northern Mozambique. The article below reports on the continuing carnage in Cabo Delgado.

Many thanks to Gary Fouse for translating this article from the Portuguese daily Publico:

More than 9,000 people have fled from Palma due to attacks

Almost half of the dislocated who fled from the Mozambican locality in the last week are children. UN official describes “absolute horror”.

[Photo caption: Arrival at Pemba of hundreds of dislocated from Palma]

April 2, 2021

More than 9,000 people have fled from the town of Palma, in the northern part of Mozambique, since the attack by jihadist groups on March 24, revealed the cabinet of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

“At least 9,158 people — 45% of whom are children — arrived in the districts of Nangade, Mueda, Montepuez, and Pemba, according to the latest update from the World Organization for Migration,” states OCHA, in a statement released this Friday.

Prior to the attack at Palma the terrorist attacks upon the populations in the north of Mozambique had already forced almost 670,000 people to flee, including among them 160,000 women and adolescents, 19,000 of whom are pregnant.

Of the people who fled from Palma, 67% managed to stay with families of reception who received the displaced people in their homes.

OCHA stresses that “the situation remains volatile and thousands of people are on the move searching for safety and assistance,” after the terrorist movement Daesh (ISIS) claimed control last Monday over Palma, next to the border with Tanzania.

In Pemba, the capital of the province of Cabo Delgado, a reception center was set up in the port and a triage center in the sports pavilion. Humanitarian workers are distributing food to the displaced people, setting up sanitary facilities, and referring people who need more urgent medical care.

On Tuesday, the spokesperson for OCHA, Jens Laerke, told the news agency Lusa that the situation in Palma is “an absolute horror inflicted against civilians by an armed, non-state group”. “They did horrible things and continue to do them,” said the official, stressing that the attacks will continue to make thousands of people flee.

OCHA says that there are thousands of people still walking through the bush in order to reach safe places, and that there are still an unknown number of displaced people at Quitunda, 15 kilometers south of Palma.

Making Mozambique Safe for Democracy

The United States Government has taken note of the ongoing slaughter in the jihad that is currently being waged in northern Mozambique. It appears the East African country can expect a bout of nation-building, courtesy of Uncle Sam.

Many thanks to Gary Fouse for translating this article from the Portuguese-language Folha de Maputo:

Pentagon “determined” to support Mozambique in the fight against ISIS

March 30, 2021

The United States is “determined” to support the Mozambican government in combating the insurgents in Cabo Delgado Province, which are considered affiliates of the Islamic State/ISIS, the spokesman for the Pentagon, John Kirby, affirmed yesterday.

Maputo — The official of the Department of Defense in Washington reacted to the attack by the insurgents, who the US designates as ISIS-Mozambique (Also known as Ansar al-Sunna) on the town of Palma, which has caused dozens of deaths.

“We remain committed to working together with the government of Mozambique to counter terrorism and violent extremism and defeat ISIS,” affirmed Kirby in a statement condemning the attack.

The attacks “show a complete disregard for the welfare and security of the local population which has suffered tremendously at the terrorists’ brutal and indiscriminate tactics,” he said.

The Islamic State has already claimed responsibility for the attack and control of the town, near the Afungi Peninsula, the epicenter of the Mozambican natural gas operations.

Kirby did not explain in what form the Defense Department will be able to help in the specific case of Palma.

In mid-March, the North American Command for Africa (Africom) announced the start of a program of training of special Mozambican troops.

A few days earlier, the North American Department of State designated ISIS-Mozambique and its leader, Abu Yasir Hassan, as terrorists.

“Since October 2017, ISIS-Mozambique, led by Abu Yasir Hassan, has killed about 1,200 civilians,” said the statement by the State Department sent to Lusa [Portuguese news agency].

“It is estimated that more than 2,300 civilians, security force members, and suspected ISIS-Mozambique militants have been killed since the terrorist group began its violent extremist insurgency,” it said

ISIS-Mozambique, known locally as al-Shabaab, allegedly swore allegiance to ISIS as early as April of 2018 and was recognized by the organization as an affiliate in August of 2019.

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The Killing Fields of Cabo Delgado

A couple of weeks ago I reported on the head-chopping mujahideen of Mozambique. The slaughter there is still going on, according to this report from the Portuguese-language Mozambican news portal Folha de Maputo. Many thanks to Gary Fouse for the translation:

Human Rights Watch says Al-Shabab targeted civilians in their homes in Palma

March 27, 2021

Human Rights Watch (HRW) appealed yesterday to the Mozambican government to take “urgent measures” to protect the population of Palma, targeted in their homes and on the streets by terrorists from Al-Shabab, who caused an indeterminate number of deaths.

Maputo: With an unknown number of people in flight since Wednesday from the town of Palma in northern Mozambique, where this Friday clashes have occurred for the third day, HRW confirms in a statement that “the Mozambican authorities must act rapidly to protect the civilians and hold perpetrators accountable for the abuses.”

“Al-Shabab fired on civilians in their homes and on the streets of Palma when they tried to flee to save their lives,” said Dewa Mavhinga, director of HRW for Southern Africa.

The attack is the most serious against the gas projects after three and a half years of the armed insurgency, from which the seat of the district had been spared up until now.

According to two sources who accompanied the operations, the shots fired in the town and its surroundings between the Mozambican forces and rebel groups continued until the end of yesterday afternoon.

Bodies of murdered adults and children are visible on the streets of Palma, said a resident of Lusa today who, together with others, fled to Quitunda, four kilometers southeast of the town, next to the gas works.

In the statement released Friday, HRW claims have contacted seven witnesses to the attacks, who also reported that corpses of the victims of the attacks are visible on the streets.

The NGO stressed that international human rights and humanitarian law applicable in Mozambique prohibit summary, extra-judicial, or arbitrary executions, torture, or other maltreatment of persons in custody.

“The Mozambican authorities must guarantee that the security forces detached to Palma respect the human rights and humanitarian law in treating everyone in their custody with humanity,” the communiqué states.

According to Mavhinga, “The horrible abuses of the armed groups represent a threat to all civilians in the region,” he said.

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The Exploitation of Migrants to the Canaries

The following video was made by Vox, the Spanish anti-immigration party. It describes the exploitation of migrants who cross the sea from Africa to the Canary Islands.

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

Video transcript:

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Massacre in Tillia

Last week I reported on a massacre by Islamic zealots in Niger. The country is 90% Muslim, so the ongoing attacks are directed at the small minority of non-Muslims who live in the westernmost part of Niger.

This past weekend saw more atrocities against civilians in Niger. Many thanks to Gary Fouse for translating this French-language article from ActuNiger:

Massacre in Tillia: At least 80 civilians killed according to a provisional count

March 22, 2021

The toll of the massacre reported yesterday (Sunday) in the villages of Intazayene and Bakorat, in the department of Tillia, continues to grow. According to local sources, more than 80 civilians were executed in cold blood by armed individuals during a deadly raid they carried out in this zone of the region north of Tahoua, located not far from the border with Mali. Investigators continue to search for other victims beneath the rubble of tents and charred homes.

The toll remains provisional awaiting the official statement from the government, but according to local officials, less than 24 hours after the tragedy at least 80 bodies have already been found, among which are women and children. Some of the bodies were found beneath the rubble of tents housing women and children, which were set on fire by the attackers.

The attackers are believed to have come on motorcycles and fired blindly at everything that moved in the villages of Intazayene and Bakorat as well as the wells of Wirstane and encampments at Akifakif. According to the same sources, the villages and encampments that were targeted mostly housed Touareg people.

Hundreds of animals were also carried off by the attackers, who were reportedly, according to local sources, local members of the terror group Islamic State of the Grand Sahara (EIGS), who are very active in this zone situated not far from the border with Mali.

Black sequence

This latest massacre of civilians comes after that perpetrated just a week ago near Banbangou, also near the border with Mali, when approximately 60 civilians were executed in cold blood by unidentified armed individuals. A few weeks ago, about 100 civilians were executed under almost the same conditions, also in the area of the three borders where the attackers targeted military camps in the recent past.

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Massacre in Banibangou

On Monday fifty-eight civilians were massacred in the West African country of Niger. Although religion is not mentioned in the article below, this BBC story refers to the attackers as “suspected Islamists”. And according to this article from France24, the atrocity was carried out by an Islamic State affiliate known as Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), an offshoot of Boko Haram.

My database of Muslim population statistics is out of date by more than fifteen years. However, I don’t think the percentage of Muslims in Niger has decreased in the interim, and the database lists Niger as 90% Islamic.

So who are these “Islamists” attacking? The atrocity occurred in the tri-border area of western Niger, where presumably there is a significant Christian and/or animist minority.

Given the Mohammed Coefficient of government leaders in Niger, the country is being governed by Muslims. Nevertheless, the state seems to be doing its best to suppress jihad massacres like this one.

Many thanks to Gary Fouse for the translation from the French-language news outlet Actu Niger:

Insecurity: Three days of national mourning after the massacre of 58 civilians in Banibangou (Official)

In a statement read on public television on Tuesday evening, the government announced that fifty-eight (58) people were killed and several others wounded in an attack on Monday March 15 that targeted villagers returning from the weekly market in Banibangou (Tillabéri Region). The armed assailants also burned two (2) vehicles, took two (2) others, and set fire to several grain sheds.

After this new tragedy, the government decreed three (3) days of national mourning beginning Wednesday, March 17 according to the statement read on public television by the ministry spokesperson. Flags will also be lowered to half-staff during this period throughout the country.

Government Statement

On Monday, March 15, 2021, in the afternoon, groups of unidentified armed individuals attacked four (4) vehicles transporting passengers returning from the weekly market in Banibangou (Tillabéri Region) and heading respectively to the villages of Chinagoder and Darey Dey. These individuals proceeded in a cowardly and cruel fashion to carry out targeted executions of the passengers.

At the village of Darey Dey, they killed people and burned grain sheds.

The balance sheet for these barbaric acts is as follows:

  • Fifty-eight (58) people killed
  • One person injured
  • Several grain sheds and two (2) vehicles burned
  • Two vehicles taken

Security provisions have been strengthened in the zone, and an investigation has been opened to find the perpetrators of these criminal acts and bring them before the courts.

In this painful circumstance, His Excellency, President of the Republic, Chief of Staff, Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces, and the government send their saddest condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.

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Mujahideen Lop Heads in Mozambique

It seems the latest trend for Islamic terrorists in northern Mozambique is the beheading of children. Since Mozambique is a former Portuguese colony, news about these atrocities sometimes appears in the Portuguese press.

Notice the cluelessness (deliberate or inadvertent) of the remarks by the spokesman for Save the Children.

Many thanks to Gary Fouse for translating this article from the Lisbon daily Público:

Children are beheaded in Cabo Delgado [province in the Northern Mozambique], says NGO

Save the Children asks for humanitarian help for families dislocated by the conflict in North Mozambique. Almost one million people are facing “severe hunger”.

[Caption: Thousands of people forced to flee the conflict in Cabo Delgado]

Children have been beheaded in the province of Cabo Delgado, in the north of Mozambique, which has been the stage for an armed conflict for more than three years, says the NGO Save the Children.

“Else” (28) saw her son, “Felipe” (12), being beheaded while she and her other three children hid after an attack on the village where she lived. “We tried to flee to the forest, but they took my oldest son from me and beheaded him. We couldn’t do anything, because otherwise we would have been dead,” said the woman to the organization.

Save the Children says that the humanitarian crisis in Cabo Delgado has been “underreported” and warns of the lack of aid for the affected population.

“The aid is desperately needed, but few donors have given priority to those who have lost everything as well as their children,” at a time in which the world is also dealing with Covid-19, says Chance Briggs, director of the organization in Mozambique, quoted in a statement.

Save the Children pointed out that “almost one million people are facing severe hunger,” as a direct result of the wave of dislocated people caused by the armed conflict in the region, including dislocated persons and host communities.

As a reflection of the age pyramid of the country, about half of the people affected by the violence are under 18, witnessing death and destruction many times and themselves being target of the parties to the conflict.

“All the parties should guarantee that children are never targeted. They should respect international humanitarian laws and human rights and take all necessary actions to minimize civilian damages, including the end of indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks against children,” Briggs added.

“The reports of attacks on children bother us deeply. Our team was moved to tears at hearing stories of suffering told by mothers in displaced persons camps,” he stressed.

The organization warned of the possibility that many children would become subject to anxiety, depression, and, in some cases, post-traumatic-stress after the episodes of violence they have experienced.

The Food Sucks! Room Service is Slow!

The Canary Islands continue to be a major transshipment point for African migrants trying to make their way to Europe. When they don’t get transported quickly enough, or when the accommodations do not meet up to their expectations, the culture-enrichers tend to get a little testy.

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for translating this article from PolitikStube:

From the star hotel to the migrant camp — Tenerife: Violent protests over the poor quality of the food

The Canary Islands are increasingly developing into an escape route for illegal migrants from Africa and are recording dramatic arrival figures. The mood in Tenerife is accordingly heated, not only among the islanders, but also among the illegal migrants, as the transfer to the mainland and the onward journey to the destination country did not take place as planned and they are now stuck in the warehouse.

But the frustration does not only affect being stuck on the island: After arrival, thousands of illegals were accommodated in hotels, some of them 4-star hotels, and now many adventurers have had to leave the paradisiacal accommodations and move to reception camps. Not only are the days of well-equipped apartments and hotel rooms over, apparently also those of the buffets, because the food in the migrant camp is of poor quality and triggers conflicts in the dining room…

Brutal confrontation last Saturday afternoon between a group of immigrants, who were temporarily housed in hotels in Maspalomas and Mogán, in the Las Raíces detention center, and the security guards at the center, who had to seek help from the local and national police afterwards the tension inside had increased due to protests from inmates about the shortage and poor quality of the food. The police arrested seven people in the clashes.

The protests turned violent, and the NGO Accem, which manages the facilities, had to alert the authorities to send reinforcements to control the situation after a confrontation broke out between migrants and the centre’s security guards.

The coexistence in Las Raíces between the different groups of migrants becomes more and more complicated as the weeks go by, as the different nationalities mix in the center with the people who gradually arrive.

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Source: maspalomasahora.com

Jihadis Taking British and American Kafirs for Profit

There has recently been a lot of talk on both sides of the Atlantic about the payment of reparations for slavery. The following essay by Michael Copeland examines the history of slave-taking by Muslims of white Europeans and Americans.

Jihadis Taking British and American Kafirs for Profit

by Michael Copeland

“Muslims have a long shared history with Britain,” says an imam in a 2017 video produced by — yes, really — Lincolnshire Police. He shows Arabic coins and traded objects to prove it. The video is in-your-face propaganda for Islam, courtesy of the taxpayer. Michael Blackburn is critical:

BRITAIN’S POLICE FORCES seem to have agreed amongst themselves that their real purpose is not deterring crime and catching criminals but pulling increasingly embarrassing stunts in public to signal their political virtue…

Conflating the presence of a few traders and traded objects with the idea of a profound interconnectedness of cultures is ridiculous.

The criticism is valid. In a rather different way, though, Islam has had a long history with Britain, not so much “shared” as “inflicted”. This was in jihadi raids on the coast that took British kafirs for profit.

Islamic Raids for Kafir Captives

The story of Islamic raids on Britain’s coast is one of repeated trauma, pain, and suffering. Almost forgotten today, it is the shocking roll call of unprovoked attacks on Britain’s defenceless coastal villages and fishermen at sea. These forays were made by armed sea-borne jihadis to abduct British working men and women for profit. The raids continued for years.

The taking of captives in Islam is in direct fulfilment of the Koran’s instructions, all of which form part of Islamic law. Mohammedans are “the best of peoples raised up for mankind” (3:110). Kafirs are “the worst of creatures” (98:6): they are “ever to you a clear enemy” (4:101), who have to be fought against and subjugated (9:5, 8:39). Their territory is Dar al Harb, the Realm of War, where jihad, “warfare against non-Muslims”, is “a communal obligation” (Manual of Islamic Law, Reliance of the Traveller, o9.0, o9.1). Kafirs are legally available to be taken by force in jihad.

The coastal predators of Britain were mujahidin from the Barbary States of North Africa and from Turkey, doing what their ideology commands — abducting kafirs because they are kafirs:

“Seize them, confine them”,

orders Koran 9:5. As Robert Spencer points out, “The primary market for slaves among Muslims was for non-Muslims, as enslaving fellow Muslims was considered a violation of the Qur’an’s requirement to be “merciful to one another” (48:29). That same Koranic verse, however, also commands being “ruthless to the kafir”. Slave-taking is legitimised to this day by Islam’s hostile rules. The jihad doctrine is, as Al Azhar explains, “a permanent war institution” against all kafirs.


Captives make lucrative spoils. They can be sold for labour, the women as concubines, and can bring in ransom money, another action authorised by Islamic law, in Koran 47:4:

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Eritrean Terror Cell Busted in Sweden

Two culture-enriching “Swedes” have been arrested by Swedish authorities for allegedly plotting an Islamic terrorist attack in Addis Ababa.

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

The following article (also translated by Gary Fouse) was posted by the online news site Samtiden, which is published by Sverigedemokraterna (the Sweden Democrats).

Two arrested in Sweden for terror plans

February 21, 2021

A 44-year-old with Eritrean citizenship who resides in Gothenburg has been singled out as the “brain” behind a planned terror attack against the embassy in Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa. 15 have been arrested in Ethiopia and 3 [sic — should be 2] in Sweden.

The 44-year-old is alleged to be the leader of an Iranian terrorist sleeper cell that Iran activated to find a target for a terror attack in Africa. They are alleged to have studied the embassies of the USA and Israel in Addis Ababa but chose the United Arab Emirates. Ethiopia’s security service was able to stop the attack by arresting 15 persons.

Over time, several details about the terror plans leaked out in various countries, including the arrests in Sweden at the end of last year.

“Ethiopia and Sweden cooperated and interrupted the conspiracy,” an American intelligence chief, Rear Admiral Heidi K. Berg, told The New York Times recently.

She also pointed out one of the two men arrested in Sweden and called him the “brain” behind the planned terror attack in Ethiopia. The United Arab Emirates embassy was allegedly chosen based on the countries’ rapprochement with Israel.

Arrested for conspiracy to commit a terrorist crime

Swedish authorities are silent. It will be some time before the preliminary investigation is completed, stated the prosecutor to Kvällsposten.

The 44-year-old is suspected on probable cause of conspiracy to commit a terrorist crime. He denied the crime during arrest proceedings.

Shortly before the 44-year-old was arrested, Security Police raided an apartment in Trelleborg, where another 44-year-old man resides. He was also arrested on probable cause, suspected of conspiracy to commit a terrorist crime during November 2020 in Sweden and abroad.

The man arrested in Trelleborg worked earlier as a bodyguard, he stated in a report. He has worked as a personal assistant in Sweden. He also denies planning a terror attack.

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M1911

The following essay by our Israeli correspondent MC serves as an appropriate companion to H. Numan’s piece posted earlier tonight. It’s good to have persepctives from abroad on what’s happening here in the Nation Formerly Known as the United States of America.

American Socialism is like playing Russian Roulette with an automatic pistol: there are just too many individualists and too many pistols for a quiet transition to the average socialist utopia.

We have loaded the Biden bullet into the magazine of our 1911 pattern Colt along with a few blanks, and we put it to our collective temple thinking that the blanks are benign.

So here we are, all set. What chance do we have of surviving?

The USA is on the brink of a full-scale Fascist bullet in the bonce, but through ignorance and misdirection, they are unaware that even the blanks are dangerous. One can, if one is stupid enough, play Russian roulette with a revolver and get away with it most of the time, but a semi-automatic pistol is going to kill you every time you pull the trigger (sic), blank or ball.

I lived under socialism for decades; I saw it creep and corrode society until it destroyed the mechanisms that allowed the poor to prosper and the intelligent to be fulfilled.

It starts with education, the process of giving men and woman an asset that they can sell in the employment marketplace, an asset that does not go away, and can be sold and resold on a daily basis.

I profited enormously by being selected for an academic education, and from being groomed as a manager of men, as an intellectual capable of self-learning. But that door, the one that I came through, was eventually slammed shut by socialists, socialists who wanted the utopian equality of outcomes rather than the achievable equality of opportunity.

My paternal grandfather was a coalminer from Yorkshire (the other one, the Jewish one, was a Stoker in the Royal Navy). The miner was a convener of the ILP (Independent Labour Party); whereas the ‘Labour’ party was a country club for rich gentlemen who could not make it in the Liberal or Tory parties of the time, the ILP wanted to get real actual working men and women into Parliament. Arthur, my grandfather, believed in education, and he got his four sons and one of his two daughters through to ‘school certificate’ (high school graduation). My father’s education was interrupted by the War, but his younger brother went on to get a bachelor’s degree, unheard of at the time.

Socialism, with its roots in 19th-century romanticism, cannot admit to being wrong. Pragmatically, we all have different IQs and abilities, but within the socialist romance we are all born equal. Romance is a genre where outcomes follow predictable and desirable courses and the heroes and heroines all live happily ever after, but in politics, romanticism is dangerous, and the outcomes can be dire.

‘Equality’ is always a hard and elusive master. The romantics pictured a happy state led by an elite (themselves) of ‘virtuous’ administrators. A lovely comfortable picture — for cows and sheep!

Joseph, he of the ‘technicolor’ dreamcoat, was set apart by his father who recognized his potential. But his brothers just saw what they perceived as his, Joseph’s, arrogance. So they sold him into Egyptian slavery, they squandered their greatest family asset through petty jealousy.

But Joseph was blessed by Yahovah, and as such, he would have succeeded in any situation. His brothers would have prospered greatly if they had been a little less self-obsessed.

Imagine, if the brothers had revered Joseph instead of despising him, then Egypt would have come begging to them for food rather than their having to go to Egypt.

I lived in South Africa during the final years of Apartheid. It was an eye opener. Whilst apartheid stifled growth, it preserved identities and allowed cultural interaction at a level that was ‘defined’ by the idea that high walls made good neighbours; Africans were allowed to defecate in the gutter, whites were not. Apartheid has inbuilt elements of paternalism and socialism; as well as preserving cultural integrity, it gave a defined role to the Afrikaner (Boer = farmer).

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