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Operation SOPHIA: WikiLeaks Reveals Secret EU Military Op Against Refugees

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Earlier today WikiLeaks released a classified report about the work of Operation SOPHIA, the EU military intervention against so-called "refugee boats" off the coast of Libya, WikiLeaks said in a statement.

The program was started only six months, so the release of secret files will show the effectiveness of the EU operation.

Operation Sophia, stipulating inspection, seizure and diversion of suspicious ships in international waters, was launched in June 2015 in response to the vast migration crisis to Europe from the Middle East and Northern Africa. It encompasses Italian, French, German, British and Spanish warships, including Italy's Cavour C 550 aircraft carrier and France's Courbet F 712 stealth frigate.    

The report, dated back to January 29, 2016, was written by Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, the commander of the Operation SOPHIA, for the EU's Military Committee and the EU's Political and Security Committee.

​The report is said to have refugee flow statistics and tell about details of past and future operations.

​According to WikiLeaks, the report also presses EU bodies to work on speeding up the process of forming a EU-friendly "reliable" government in Libya, which in turn would "invite" EU forces to not only operate within Libyan territorial waters but also allow EU military forces to operate onshore.

​​Last October the UN Security Council adopted a resolution approving an EU naval mission to intercept and seize migrant trafficker vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.

Resolution 2240 authorized several European warships to board, search and seize vessels suspected of trafficking migrants in international waters from Libya to Europe.

The European Union is struggling to manage a massive refugee crisis, with hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflict-torn countries in the Middle East and North Africa for Europe.

According to the International Organization for Migration's (IOM), over a million migrants arrived in Europe via the Mediterranean in 2015, while over 3,700 died attempting to make it across the sea route that year.

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  • cmat.wolfgangin reply tomargaridaoulman(Show commentHide comment)
    margaridaoulman,
    maybe you start first on exposing all thiose African sexual assailants who are responsible that woman in Germany cannot walk freely anuymore after 8pm, my wife included.
  • A = π r 2in reply toMitach2002(Show commentHide comment)
    Mitach2002, if this document is a reliable piece of evidence then they are effectively thinking about entire living and breathing countries as macroeconomic bulwarks. think of it as geopolitical Tetris.
  • Blackie
    Well this is EU government bringing them in in massive numbers, knowing there is no jobs or housing, and they do not have enough money to live on. They will all get a Master card next maybe, as cash will not be allowed. So they will just put it on the plastic, and the minister will fiddle the books, no doubt.
    No doubt about it that boat has an Irish flag, no wonder Trump hates Catholics?
  • Blackiein reply toMitach2002(Show commentHide comment)
    Mitach2002,
    Hi
    It is a pity you could not have used much stronger language...
  • Blackiein reply tocmat.wolfgang(Show commentHide comment)
    cmat.wolfgang,
    Hi,
    We Blacks are not all Beasts, more whites rape and attack than blacks, and whites love porn, real bad stuff.
    They are real dirty also as I and my family and friends have experienced at the Airports for instance. Daily real rapes occuring, and sexual assaults on kids by ATS . Los Angelos is really bad, loads of stuff on the internet about these unreported sex attacks by whites!.
    Mother Gorrilla will get back to you on this as it really makes her fur bristle .
  • Blackie
    Not all Blacks are perfect, ..... -www.liveleak.com/view?i=783_1455486731d- We have good and bad in all races.
  • cmat.wolfgangin reply toBlackie(Show commentHide comment)
    Blackie,
    I didn't speak of Blacks. I spoke about the mogrants who mainly come from North Africa and are muslims. And you don't have to tell me about Los Angeles, I have been living more than 20 years in the US. And I had some black friends who I helped moving from time to time when they had move to a new apartment. The only one time I was assaulted was in Chicago, in daytime by a black adult who was probably on drugs and wanted money. But only a few times earlier a Chinese friend of mine was robbed in Chicago chinatown. He arrived at the Hotel in underwear.
    But we dont want to have such live conditions in Germany like you have in the US!
  • cmat.wolfgangin reply toBlackie(Show commentHide comment)
    Blackie,
    I guess the problem is here that not all migrants are criminal , however almost all criminals (70 to 80 percent) we have in Germany are migrants! With Blacks it is like with Whites, there is percentage of good and of evil People. When it comes down to an individual you shouldn't even think in race terms.
  • Mother Gorillain reply tocmat.wolfgang(Show commentHide comment)
    cmat.wolfgang, I also lived in the US for a while, and there are some live conditions there that are much better than in Germany, of course depending on the region of the country you are referring to. Plus living standards in Germany are deteriorating fast as it is becoming a low-wage, low-social cohesion environment.
  • Mother Gorillain reply tocmat.wolfgang(Show commentHide comment)
    cmat.wolfgang, that is not borne out by statistics, the slightly higher share in overall crime rates in relation to population share,

    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ausländerkriminalität

    is due to methodological problems and the lower social status of foreigners, in other words, the Germans create their own foreigner crime problem by discrimination... When you go into detail and look at youth criminality compared between Germans and people with migratory backgrounds

    www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/migranten-besonders-kriminell-auslaenderkriminalitaet-ein-mythos/1026928

    the difference disappears altogether. There are even some areas such as petty theft where young Germans are a lot worse than, for instance, young Turks.

    As I have told others on this site, as a black woman, I have been raped and stolen from exclusively by white people and gangs, I know for a fact that whites can be very criminal and aggressive towards foreigners and people of colour.

    Crime is distributed on the normal curve for all races, all other things equal, the same percentage will be criminal in a society across all groups, the rest is propaganda.
  • Blackiein reply toMitach2002(Show commentHide comment)
    Mitach2002,
    Hi
    Can you see the Irish flag on the boat?.
    They should take that lot to Dublin.
    You would not see Russia bringing in boat loads of crooks and terrorists!
  • Ann
    "speeding up the process of forming a EU-friendly "reliable" government in Libya, which in turn would "invite" EU forces to not only operate within Libyan territorial waters but also allow EU military forces to operate onshore" -- Isn't that just another way to say "western-friendly regime change"?
  • Ann in reply tocmat.wolfgang(Show commentHide comment)
    cmat.wolfgang, How about leaving race out of it and expose ALL sexual assaults? You should probably refrain from sounding like a racist, and more people might listen to you - sorry to hear about your wife, but she's not the only victim.
  • Ann in reply toBlackie(Show commentHide comment)
    Blackie, You actually are black, and you have the personal confidence to use a gorilla as your avatar? Splendid!
  • Ann in reply toMother Gorilla(Show commentHide comment)
    Mother Gorilla, The globalist's plans are working then.
  • Blackiein reply toAnn (Show commentHide comment)
    sixpack6t9,
    Thank you
    There is good and bad in all races.
    I can take flak and give flak.
    There is a preacher Lois Farakon who really lets rip on the traitors running America.
    I woke up today thinking "how can the USA be Al-Queda that do not believe in basic human rights?
    You have a good attitude.
  • Ann in reply toBlackie(Show commentHide comment)
    Blackie, flattery will get you everywhere! LOL
  • Mother Gorillain reply toAnn (Show commentHide comment)
    sixpack6t9, he is sooooo good at it!
  • Mother Gorillain reply toBlackie(Show commentHide comment)
  • Mother Gorillain reply toAnn (Show commentHide comment)
    sixpack6t9, they always will, and dumb people can put in their two cents as rapists, hitters, arsenists... and cheering onlookers.
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