Germany must soon close borders to refugees, transport minister tells Merkel
Angela Merkel’s open-door refugee policy is once again contested by nearby partners as CSU transport minister, Alexander Dobrindt, urges Germany to prepare to close its border to stop the influx of refugees.
The CSU (Bavarian sister party of Angela Merkel’s CDU), in the person of its leader, Horst Seehofer, already advised last week the chancellor to “restore orderly condition” at borders. 1.1 million migrants arrived in Germany in 2015 and Bavaria remains the main entry point to Germany.
According to Alexander Dobrindt, Germany can no longer show a “friendly face”, particularly if the European Union is unable to reach a Europe-wide deal concerning the welcoming of refugees.
A contestation taking place in a context of increased clashes around the arrival of migrants in Europe, such as in the Netherlands, and despite chancellor Merkel’s agreement to “measurably reduce” arrivals in 2016.
Merkel however refuses to implement measures that could lead or imply a closure of the borders and she keeps trying to convince her European partners to take in quotas of refugees.
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La lutte pour les droits humains continue !
The European Grassroots Antiracist Movement, as a European #antiracist organization, and the We Belong to Here Association protest in the strongest possible terms against the – today in #Hungary held – far-right and racist action intimidating the Roma community.
Lundi 13 Mars à 18h30 à l'@Inalco, rencontre-dédicace avec Marcel Courthiade, autour de sa dernière publication "Petite histoire du peuple rrom. Première diaspora historique de l'Inde".
Wednesday 24th April - the day of the Armenian genocide - we reunited in Istanbul to commemorate all the Armenian victims.
Let's not forget Armenian people's sufferings- it is important to acknowledge such a tragedy so that in the future no one will ever deny it
Today,MP Garo Paylan explained us how Turkey is no longer a democratic country and how the Armenian genocide intertwines with the current situation with Kurdish people's sufferings
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