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Physical and Sexual Violence Soared in France in 2017

Physical and Sexual Violence Soared in France in 2017

A report released by the French National Observatory of Delinquency and Criminal Responses (ONDRP) has said that in 2017, France saw a huge increase in both sexual and violent crime.

Belgian MP: Grand Mosque of Brussels Continues to Preach Hate

Belgian MP: Grand Mosque of Brussels Continues to Preach Hate

Belgian MPGeorges Dallemagne has expressed concern that the Grand Mosque of Brussels may have resumed more hardline sermons and may be continuingto preach hate. Mr Dallemagne said earlier this week that he believedthe leaders of the Grand Mosque were deceiving the authorities and “stringing them along” when it came to preaching more radical forms of Islam,Sudinfo reports.

Sweden Sees Rise in Forced and Child Marriage Reports

Sweden Sees Rise in Forced and Child Marriage Reports

According to theNational Suppression of Honor Prevention ofChildhood and Forced Marriage, a hotline set up for victims, the number of calls from those wanting to get out of forced or child marriages has steadily increased in Sweden.

EU Commissioner Now Claims Italy Trying to 'Destroy Europe'

EU Commissioner Now Claims Italy Trying to 'Destroy Europe'

The European Commissioner responsible for the budget GüntherOettinger has once again launched a salvo of attacks against the populist Italian government, accusing them of wanting to "destroy Europe".

Global Human Trafficking Now a $32 Billion Industry

Global Human Trafficking Now a $32 Billion Industry

According to the head of one of France'smost prominent asylum seeker support organisations, the global network of human traffickers which aid migrants across borders into Europe and elsewhere constitute a $32 billion (£25bn) industry.

Italy's Salvini to Fund Pro-Family Policy with Tax on Migrants

Italy's Salvini to Fund Pro-Family Policy with Tax on Migrants

Matteo Salvini's populist League (La Lega) has promised a comprehensive new pro-family government policy including child care and other policies to encourage Italians to have more children, with the plan being partially funded by a tax on migrants sending cash overseas.

Orban Stands up to Merkel, Refuses to Take Migrants from Germany

Orban Stands up to Merkel, Refuses to Take Migrants from Germany

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbánstood firm on mass migration during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Thursday, saying thathis country would refuse to allow Germany to send migrants back to Hungary.

Italy to Impound NGO Migrant Ferries

Italy to Impound NGO Migrant Ferries

The Italian governmenthas announced that it may take in migrants from two NGO 'rescue' ships, but may seize the vessels for allegedly flying the Dutch flag illegally.

New Migrant Crisis Threatens to Bring Down Merkel in 48 Hours

New Migrant Crisis Threatens to Bring Down Merkel in 48 Hours

The era of Angela Merkel may be coming to an end as longstandingdisagreements on migration policies between her and her Bavarian allies threaten to come to a head and potentially unseat the German leader, who has been at the country'shelm since 2005.

Austria: Deportations up 36 Percent Under Populist Interior Minister

Austria: Deportations up 36 Percent Under Populist Interior Minister

Deportations of failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants have increased by 36 percent under populist Freedom Party (FPÖ) Interior Minister Herbert Kickl compared to 2017 as Austria looks to provide more information to the public on deportation cases.

Senior German Official: Conditions for Asylum Bribes Scandal Widespread

Senior German Official: Conditions for Asylum Bribes Scandal Widespread

The scandal involving alleged bribes for asylum decisions at the Bremen branch of the German federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) may be even more widespread as a senior member of the agency has claimed the conditions in Bremen were not an isolated case.

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