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Onlookers cheered as a hotel planned to house 300 migrants in eastern Germany caught on fire in what authorities suspect was arson, police told media on Sunday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The fire at a hotel slated for conversion into a refugee shelter in Bautzen, Saxony, destroyed the building’s roof, according to the BBC broadcaster. There were no casualties, but the investigation is said to include detectives who normally deal with hate crimes.

The broadcaster cited Saxony Minister-President Stanislaw Tillich describing the cheering bystanders as "criminals." Two inebriated individuals were reportedly arrested for refusing to leave the scene.

The incident comes two days after some 100 protesters in Clausnitz, 50 miles to the southwest of Bautzen, prevented migrants from disembarking a bus to arrive at another accommodation center.

Anti-migrant sentiment has been rife in Germany, the main destination of mainly Middle Eastern migrants fleeing violence and poverty to seek asylum in Europe.

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  • Is it because I am black?in reply toterryjohnodgers(Show commentHide comment)
    terryjohnodgers, I agree that traditions are wonderful. I would like to learn more about my ancestors, the Bakongo, their art and their language, the Kikongo. I regret that I never lived amongst them, especially in the old times, before the colonisation of Africa. But I do not agree that I would necessarily know what to expect. People can be strangers to one another even in one tribe or nations, I know that there are Germans and French who feel closer to us of African descent than they feel to some their own people. There is only one fact that we all have in common and that is stressed much too little even though great leaders like Martin Luther King and Mandela always talked about them, it's being human. Cheering as other people's houses are burning is not.
  • ralf.sxmin reply toBlackie(Show commentHide comment)
    Blackie, thanks for your reply. If you digg deeper, you will find out, that her (if we talk about Merkel / Kasner / IM Erika) routes are jewish, Kasachstan. As well as former German Kanzler Helmut Kohl. They changed their family names. I had the originally family names. I could try to find it again - if somebody would be interested in.
  • terryjohnodgersin reply toIs it because I am black?(Show commentHide comment)
    Is it because I am black?, Marxism is at the root of all socialism. I would point you in the direction of American Betrayal by Diana West, a book that explores in great detail the undermining of America, and the West, via the long march by the soviet communists through all the educational/political/union institutions that took place not long after the Soviets began to 'export' their ideology through stealth in the 1920s.

    One must also begin to understand the impact that National Socialism has had on Business/Banking throughout the West and that has led to what many can now see as a giant criminal enterprise that encompasses the communist/national socialist system while feeding off and corrupting the capitalist free enterprise system.
  • ralf.sxmin reply toIs it because I am black?(Show commentHide comment)
    Is it because I am black?, Thanks for your reply. I am living in Central / South America since nearly a decade. Before I left Europe, I lived in Central Europe in several countries. 10 years agoe I could already notice, that the muslims try to take over. My daughter is studdying in Central Europe. So I am supplied constantly with the latest news.
    However, since I live here, I avoid television, as I do not need that brain wash.
    If you are able to avoid that kind of brain wash, you get some different ideas,
    You are able to pull "News" from all over the world. Of course most of them lie too. But as they tell different lies, you have a chance to pick a small bit of truth between the lines. And if you are out of the controll system, you might produce your own thoughts - I mean really own thoughts, not copies. Doesn't matter, what kind of thoughts you produce - but when you are able to think it - then it is possible.
  • terryjohnodgersin reply toIs it because I am black?(Show commentHide comment)
    Is it because I am black?, as what to expect from an invasion in which over 90% of the invaders are young virile males - I guess that is not too much of a leap of imagination? Your own media sources are now reporting the ongoing rapes, bashings, knifings, murders that this invasion has brought to Europe - so I fail to understand how you do not see a problem.

    I agree that everyone must know their roots, as it assists in giving them a grounding in this world, but you miss my point entirely in regards to the cultural differences between all the various aspects of Mankind and how those differences can be a huge barrier to overcome - not because of perceptions, but because of behavioural differences that become obvious over time and when a particular ethnicity begins to 'flex its muscles' as it grows in number of population.

    It is good that you are able to assimilate into European society without feeling as an outsider, but could you guarantee that everyone of your own kind could do the same?

    Are you aware that Mandela was a communist/terrorist who had much blood on his hands?

    Martin Luther King was a man who spoke a very loud and truthful message, a message that those pushing for the new world order did not wish to hear or wanted anyone else to hear for that matter. Did he know what he was up against? I think he did, which makes him a very brave man in my opinion.
  • cmat.wolfgangin reply toIs it because I am black?(Show commentHide comment)
    Is it because I am black?,
    I have been living in the US many years and I know that if you would criticize US way of live or politics or... and People would know that you are not born but moved there, you would get very big problems. Discrimination would be a small one.
  • Blackiein reply toralf.sxm(Show commentHide comment)
    ralf.sxm,
    Yes can you?.
    Look in Berlin if one of those fat cats of the chosen come to town all dressed up and doin the business, they close off half the city.
    Then you stay home and get 10 minutes indoctrination and selective history on the news .
  • ralf.sxmin reply toBlackie(Show commentHide comment)
    Blackie, yes, I know about that stuff
  • Is it because I am black?in reply toterryjohnodgers(Show commentHide comment)
    terryjohnodgers, There is no doubt that some bad elements are using the occasion to get into Europe and cause havoc there, but that's no reason to throw out the right to asylum or even to peaceful migration.
  • Mother Gorillain reply toralf.sxm(Show commentHide comment)
    ralf.sxm, I for one did not know all that stuff. Thanks ralf.sxm and Blackie.
  • Mother Gorillain reply tocmat.wolfgang(Show commentHide comment)
    cmat.wolfgang, we have been living there a while, and what you write is true. However, the universities back then were a realm of freedom.
  • terryjohnodgersin reply toIs it because I am black?(Show commentHide comment)
    Is it because I am black?, I think you should be asking yourself why it is only the West that places itself at the mercy to the rest of the world when it comes to burdening itself with the worlds 'poor', 'downtrodden', 'asylum seekers', 'refugees' and those who are economic country shoppers looking for the best deal from a culture and number of countries that have become effeminate, cowardly, guilt ridden, suicidal and just plain loathing for what once made the West the leading world culture.

    Once you can answer that, then you should ask yourself just how many of those as described above is the West expected to take in before someone realizes that those who arrive are not going to become the same docile sheep that the West has now become - who is going to be the winner out of that?
  • Is it because I am black?in reply toterryjohnodgers(Show commentHide comment)
    terryjohnodgers, what about the rich shoppers, fat cats as Blackie calls them, any better?
    I think that the West has just a basic (not very far-reaching, mind you, but basic) belief in humanism and in live and let live and that it is stable enough to absorb even a couple of bad eggs.
    And should the new citizenry really be more assertive, that might even be better for the West's sleepy democracies where people no longer bother to vote and to argue their cases.
  • terryjohnodgersin reply toIs it because I am black?(Show commentHide comment)
    Is it because I am black?, Vladimir Putin calls it 'western cultural suicide' and I agree with him. When you invite people into your home you should not have to put up with them taking it over.

    You and I mentioned suicide just recently as not being conducive to good spirituality, yet you believe that the European invaders should become 'assertive' in their hosts land?
  • Is it because I am black?in reply toterryjohnodgers(Show commentHide comment)
    terryjohnodgers, the refugees are not going to take things over in the foreseeable time, the elites are going to see to that.

    You seem to be saying that suicide attempts are the only way of expression the new arrivals know, that is very humorous.

    Moreover, they could team up with the Europeans in new alliances of the 99%, revive the non-xenophobic parties, trade unions, youth and other associations...
  • terryjohnodgersin reply toIs it because I am black?(Show commentHide comment)
    Is it because I am black?, 'not going to take things over in the foreseeable future'?

    The invaders already have laws in place to protect them from those who are aware of what is now happening - they have the government and anti-fascists on side as well as the police. So tell me again they are not there to take over and are doing it as we communicate.

    By suicide, I am referring to the current cultural suicide of western European countries - as stated by Putin who knows what the game is.

    Non-xenophobic? Are you now saying that to make a stand against the enforced cultural suicide of one's own country and by the organized invasion of those who are plainly there to take over - that is now xenophobic?

    Do you know what patriotism means?

    Truly, you really believe that the white European has no right to defend his own country and culture?
  • Is it because I am black?in reply toterryjohnodgers(Show commentHide comment)
    terryjohnodgers, let me assure you that they are only just debating these laws (Sputnik is reporting on it), nothing is cast in stone yet except for the Geneva convention, and Amnesty International in its most recent report even voices doubts that Germany and other European countries are still fully abiding by it.

    I certainly do wish to agree with President Putin who is a great friend of the African people, but as for the cultural suicide of the European people, that already happened in the 60s and 70s when Europe took over the American ways. My parents can tell you about it.

    My friends, mainly French and Germans, and I also know some young people from other European countries, are no longer patriotic in the traditional nationalist, xenophobic sense. Rather they love their countries, and they also love Europe, as the common home to all of us, even those from other continents. They would like to go to the richer countries, like Germany, to earn money, so they are least of all interested in freedom of movement being touched upon in any way.

    The white European defend his own country and culture, against whom, they would ask? You couple of blacks even if you grow to amount to a couple of percent won't disturb us, in fact, with your African native traditions, you rather enrich us.

    Islam is also mainly seen as en enrichment, although we are all afraid of the terrorists, of course. But apart from some marginal skinheads I have never experienced in my generation people making fun of Islamic religion, dress code or morals. As I said, it's live and let live! And I hope we all stay that way!
  • Michl.0192837in reply tomichael(Show commentHide comment)
    michael,

    news!

    Firefighters on the scene heard noone cheering. This article says, firefighters 'learned' about 'cheering and disturbing onlookers'from the media.

    www.compact-online.de/asyllobby-luegt-bautzener-feuerwehrmann-ich-habe-niemand-groelen-gehoert

    According to the firefighters, nothing relevant happened at all besides a fire,
  • Michl.0192837in reply toIs it because I am black?(Show commentHide comment)
    Is it because I am black?,

    are you moslem? If you are not, read that Koran.

    Then, come again about tolerance.
  • michaelin reply toMichl.0192837(Show commentHide comment)
    Michl.0192837, thanks for the link, it'll give my high school deutsche a shake up.
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