Rostock, Germany: Construction of “refugee” center stopped due to Nationalist Resistance

The northern German city of Rostock has decided to halt the construction of a family refugee facility following far-right violence and protests against migrants. Officials cited “dangers” to the newcomers as the reason for the stoppage.

The city’s social senator, Steffen Bockhahn, who ordered the halt, said “the decision hurts” him, as quoted by Der Spiegel magazine. He added though that security should be a priority.

Far rights activists repeatedly rallied in July against the proposed asylum center in Rostock’s Gross Klein district.

On July 23 an asylum-seeker center in the same neighborhood came under attack by radicals, Die Zeit newspaper reports. The assailants broke into the building, engaging in a brawl with the refugees, with police later settling the fight. The facility housed 15 invaders who were then transmitted to another district in Rostock.

Following the violence, Bockhahn announced the halt to the construction of a new refugee center…

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2 thoughts on “Rostock, Germany: Construction of “refugee” center stopped due to Nationalist Resistance

  1. thoughtfullyprepping 08/09/2016 / 3:54 AM

    Not everyone agrees with government policy.
    Perhaps it will set a new trend.
    The people sorting out the mess politicians generate.

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