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Germany: Onlookers Cheered as a Refugee Shelter Went Up in Flames - The Constantine Report

26.2.16

Germany: Onlookers Cheered as a Refugee Shelter Went Up in Flames - The Constantine Report: “Some people reacted to the arson with derogatory comments and undisguised joy,” local police described in a statement.

Later that morning Saxony’s prime minister, Stanislaw Tillich, condemned the crowd’s actions, calling them “criminals.”

The police said they suspected arson and were investigating right-wing extremist groups in the area who have recently become vocally anti-migrant.

Two drunken men were arrested after they refused to leave the scene.

Days before the fire, around 100 protestors in the nearby Saxon town of Clausnitz blocked refugees from leaving the bus intended to bring them to a new shelter. The refugees were forced to stay in the bus for hours until police managed to disperse the crowd.

A video of the protest shows German protestors chanting “We are the people” — the slogan of the 1989 peaceful uprising which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall — as visibly frightened migrant women and children were off-loaded into the shelter.


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