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New techniques for ethnic cleansing and genocide A new technique for committing ethnic cleansing and genocide is becoming increasingly common. The government violently attacks members of an ethnic or religious group, such as when they are peacefully protesting. Then when any members of the ethnic group react with violence to get revenge, the government starts referring to millions of people in the ethnic group, including women and children, as “terrorists” and starts performing ethnic cleansing, forcing millions of people into neighboring countries. This is currently happening in Syria and Burma (Myanmar), and in Cameroon to a lesser extent. … [Read more...] about World View: Europe and North America Overwhelmed by Growing Migration Crisis
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From the Central European perspective, Hungary is simply taking steps to deal with international terrorism and the inherent difficulties in vetting terrorists that claim to be refugees or migrants when they enter Hungary. For Hungarians, this method of infiltrating to Europe, is arguably similar to when terrorists use civilians as human shields in Aleppo, Syria or in Mosul, Iraq. Despite that, Hungary has been wrongly portrayed as insensitive to the plight of refugees simply because it has taken steps that are a departure from the EU policies that deal with this unprecedented crisis. Many Europeans also fail to see that the dismantling of border controls between member countries will not immediately lead to the unification of values, traditions and opinions in European nations. There will be divergence and disagreement, as there will be implementation of different policies that seek to protect national identities. … [Read more...] about Is Hungary’s approach to the refugee crisis a test of the European Union unity?
This has not solved the problem. The numbers dying at sea actually increased in the same period despite this agreement because the journey from Libya to Italy is much more dangerous. It remains difficult for the EU to strike a deal with Libya – the country's civil war is ongoing and it has never signed the UN Refugee Convention. Migrants also tend to be treated appallingly in Libyan detention centres. … [Read more...] about How the spectre of Yugoslavia looms over EU’s handling of the refugee crisis