Europe’s New Lie: Comparing Asylum Shelters to Nazi Concentration Camps

Authored by Giulio Meotti via The Gatestone Institute,

  • In the current crisis, governments, NGOs, charities and the media have all embraced migrants in the millions, and welcomed them with open arms. The Jews during the Second World War -- most of whom were turned away, turned in, or betrayed by all European governments -- were not so fortunate.
  • All of Europe's efforts have been devoted to rescuing migrants: on borders, at sea and in cities that host asylum centers. Such distinctions, however, are apparently not enough: the immigration question must become a new ideology, like a religion. That seems why there is an orchestrated attempt by large segments of the establishment to turn Europe's rescue operations into a "new Holocaust". Questioning them must become a taboo. Even Pope Francis, who compared a center for migrants to "concentration camps", adopted this nonsense.
  • Despite Muslims historically having been the most aggressive colonizers, Europe's élites have come to idealize them due to a mix of demographic decline, misconception of Islam, self-hate for the Western culture and a fatal, romanticized attraction for the decolonized Third World people.

What is the best way to shut down the debate on immigration? By heightening the language to levels impossible to be debated. That is what has been happening in the new -- and false -- trend of comparing the waves of migrants arriving in Europe to Jews during the Holocaust.

Recently, Franco Berardi, the Italian author of a play in Germany, "Auschwitz on the Beach", charged Europeans with setting up "concentration camps" on its territory. One line in the performance was, "Salt water has replaced Zyklon B" -- a reference to the poison gas used by the Nazis in World War II to exterminate Jews. After protests from the Jewish community, the play was cancelled. Adam Szymczyk, the director of the Documenta exhibition, defined the show as a "warning against historical amnesia, a moral wake-up call, a call to collective action". This response, while true for the mass-murder of Jews, is a grotesque distortion of what has been happening in Europe for the last three years. On the contrary, governments, non-governmental organizations, bureaucrats, charities and the media have all embraced migrants in the millions, and welcomed them with open arms. The Jews during the Second World War -- most of whom were turned away, turned in or betrayed by all European governments -- were not so fortunate.


Auschwitz on the Beach?
In the current crisis, governments, NGOs, charities and the media have all embraced migrants in the millions, and welcomed them with open arms. Pictured: The Greek Red Cross helps an Afghan migrant who just arrived from Turkey with an inflatable boat on Lesvos Island, Greece, on December 13, 2015. (Image source: Ggia/Wikimedia Commons)

The current misrepresentation was first formulated by Sweden's deputy prime minister, Asa Romson. "We are turning the Mediterranean into the new Auschwitz", she said. Since then, this sham comparison has entered into the European mainstream, and the death of six million Jews has been turned into an ideological platform -- a parable of human suffering -- to justify importing even more unknown migrants. Even Pope Francis, who compared a center for migrants to "concentration camps", adopted this nonsense.

Jewish organizations in the US rightly condemned the comparison. David Harris, Executive Director of American Jewish Committee, said:

"The Nazis and their allies erected and used concentration camps for slave labor and the extermination of millions of people during World War II, there is no comparison to the magnitude of that tragedy."

All of Europe's efforts, in fact, have been devoted to rescuing migrants: on borders, at sea and in cities hosting asylum centers. Such distinctions, however, are apparently not enough: the immigration question is apparently supposed to become the new ideology, like a religion. That is why there seems an orchestrated attempt by large segments of the establishment to turn the rescue operations into a "new Holocaust". Questioning them must become a taboo.

Despite Muslims historically having been the most aggressive colonizers, Europe's élites have come to idealize them due to a mix of demographic decline, misconception of Islam, self-hate for the Western culture and a fatal, romanticized attraction for the decolonized Third World people.

In Italy, currently at the center of the migrant crisis, the "Holocaust comparison" has even entered into the country's jurisprudence. An Italian tribunal recently ordered the government to pay compensation of 30,000 euros to the municipality of Bari for "damage to the image of the town" caused by the presence of a migrant identification center. "Think about Auschwitz, a place that immediately recalls the concentration camp of the Holocaust and certainly not the Polish town in the vicinity", the magistrate said.

According to the judiciary, a migrant center disfigures Italian territory just as the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp did the Polish town of O?wi?cim. It is not even helpful to ask anyone, "Where are the gas chambers and the crematoria in the Italian migrant centers?" We are already in the field of ideological irrationality.

During World War II, Germans and their allies hunted down Jews in every corner of Europe, murdering them on the spot or deporting them to concentration camps, where they tortured and killed literally millions. Today's Germans, on the contrary, have opened their borders to millions -- seven out of ten of whom, according with the United Nations, are not even refugees but economic migrants simply seeking a better life.

Many Europeans are trying to close the debate about the supposed benefits of immigration by using "Holocaust words" such as "extermination" and "genocide". A headline in Italy's largest newspaper, La Repubblica, lamented, "Libya, fewer migrants have been arriving [in Europe] because they end up in a concentration camp..." These migrant centers, stated the paper, remind one of "the noteworthy atrocities of the 20th century".

These dramatic remarks seem to reflect a high degree of guilt by Europeans about not having offered more help to the Jews. Yet, we never hear any appeals from Europeans and groups -- unlike the US Congress -- to save Christians and Yazidis, who have truly suffered a genocide in regions controlled by ISIS. Instead, European leaders continue to close their eyes to the religious and ethnic persecution of minorities in the Middle East, including Jews, but are eager to point to "the Holocaust" to pressure European nations to open their borders to millions more migrants.

There was also an appeal recently, accompanied by a picture of barbed wire at a Nazi concentration camp, and signed by Italian intellectuals, personalities and non-governmental organizations which stated: "Our government is not indifferent to this carnage." It is accomplished, it said, by sending ships to prevent migrants from leaving the African coast. The appeal even used the Nazi term Vernichtung ("extermination"). These comparisons simply diminish everyone's ability to distinguish between a mass-murder and a mass-rescue. It succeeds in letting migrants keep coming, whatever the cost.

A hysteria to adopt this false comparison had been proliferating. The magazine Famiglia Cristiana talked about the "the Holocaust of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea" -- as if Europeans had drowned them there deliberately. An online magazine, Linkiesta, actually called migrant centers "concentration camps where only furnaces and Zyklon B are missing". In Italy, a well-known priest, Father Zanotelli, said on television: "About migrants, one day they will say about us the same things we say about the Nazis and the Shoah". Oxfam Italia, a non-governmental organization, criticized an agreement between the Italian government and Libya to patrol their coasts and talked about "a real concentration camp". The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees wrote: "Migrants' centers? Just concentration camps".

Even musicians were recruited: "Shoah yesterday, migrants today: Ute Lemper sings for the invisibles". The Pime, the Catholic missionary center of Milan, wrote: "The Shoah and the refugees". Even the two presidents of the Italian Parliament, Pietro Grasso and Laura Boldrini, sponsored a conference called, "Europe, the Shoah, the massacres in the Mediterranean". The deception can also be seen on the website of the Italian Parliament.

The lie is becoming official.

The point is that for the first time in a Western country, a debate about immigration -- how to manage and control it -- is being shut down. On one side, you find people who want to "stop the new Shoah" and, on the other side, "collaborators" who want to stop the large wave of unvetted migrants.

If there is a "Holocaust of refugees", those who oppose it are all branded as the "new Nazis". That is the campaign against Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the most outspoken critic in Europe of unlimited migration. Austria's chancellor, Werner Faymann, has likened Orbán's policies of keeping refugees from entering Hungary to Nazis deporting Jews during the Holocaust. Since then, Orbán has been often compared to Hitler for trying to protect both the borders of his country and the humanist-Judeo-Christian tradition of Europe.

The Italian Parliament this year established a "National Day to Remember Immigration Victims" by comparing it to the "International Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust Victims". It is a powerful ideological ploy: in the "new Holocaust", the flow of refugees to Europe seems unstoppable. The perpetrators of this duplicitous myth are playing dirty with the future of Europe.

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Essebsi and Ghannouchi discuss economic conditions and preparations for Tunisian elections

Talks have been held between Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi and Sheikh Rachid Ghannouchi of Ennahda Party ahead of the upcoming municipal elections. On the agenda at the meeting on Monday was the current economic situation in the North African state.

According to Ghannouchi, the talks with the head of state also looked at the general situation in Tunisia. The importance of consensus between the various political parties on ways to achieve the desired economic recovery was prominent in the discussion, he said. The need to end the suffering of the Muslims in Myanmar (Burma) was reviewed by the veteran politician and the President. “It is important to make the international community sensitive to their plight,” insisted Ghannouchi.

Neither the founder of Ennahda nor the state President gave any indications about a possible government reshuffle, which is expected to be presented today (Tuesday) by the head of the government, Youssef Chahed. A special parliamentary session has been requested to discuss the proposed moves. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mohammed Al-Nasser, will meet with the heads of the various parliamentary blocs on Tuesday to consider their proposals for holding a special session.

Read: Tunisia’s ‘parallel economy’ costs the country $2 billion annually

Al-Nasser had confirmed previously the parliament’s commitment to hold an extraordinary session to fill the vacancy in the Independent High Authority for Elections, especially in light of the municipal elections in December. A vacancy occurred in the election authority after Shafiq Sarsar resigned as head of the body in May, along with board members Lamia Al-Zarkouni and Mourad Bin Mawla. A parliamentary session at the end of July failed to elect anyone to fill the vacancies.

The Independent High Authority for Elections is responsible for the organisation of all elections in Tunisia. It was established on 18 April, 2011 by the Supreme Commission, in order to achieve the objectives of the revolution, political reform and democratic transition, a few months after the ouster of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his regime. The authority replaced the Ministry of the Interior, which used to oversee the elections.

Seven opposition parties will hold a press conference on Tuesday to demand the postponement of the December elections.

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Why CRYP TRADE CAPITAL?


There actually has been some buzz about this company so I decided to do some research on it to find out what it was all about…

Chances are you were approached about the income opportunity in this company and now you landed on my blog to find out if it’s actually even legit.

The good news is I am going to walk you through the company, products and compensation plan…

In other words, PAY close attention and read this to the end because I reveal some shocking information.

Cryp Trade Capital Review – The Company

 

For some reason, Cryp Trade Capital provides no information on their website about who actually owns or runs this business…

What I did find took some work but here I go…

Their Cryp Trade Capital website domain (“cryp.trade”) was privately registered on August 1st, 2016 so I couldn’t find any names…

The company does provide an incorporation document dated December 20th, 2016, showing incorporation for “Cryp Trade Capital Holding SL” through Spain’s Agencia Tributaria.

But again, this documents do not reveal who owns Cryp Trade Capital.

 

At the time of this blog post, Alexa estimate that Germany is the largest source of traffic to the Cryp Trade Capital website at a whopping 29% where Spain accounts for 5% which is the fifth largest traffic source.

Also supporting that Cryp Trade Capital is being by someone from Germany is the “Rubin” affiliate rank. “Rubin” is German for “Ruby”.

That was a fun fact…

Anyway, that’s all i got on the company let’s find out what the products are about…

Cryp Trade Capital Reviews – The Products

When I checked out their website I realized that Cryp Trade Capital doesn’t provide any retail products or services, but you can promote the affiliate membership.

There website just talks about different investment options…

Anyway that’s all I got on the products, let’s check out the compensation plan next…

Cryp Trade Capital Compensation Plan

Basically Cryp Trade Capital affiliates invest funds in this company for a promised advertised ROI.

The amount of ROI paid out depends on which of the three plans they offered you invest in:

  • Standart – Invest $50 to $4999 and receive a 0.59% daily ROI (215.35% annually)
  • Mega – Invest $5000 to $9999 and receive a 0.79% daily ROI (288.35% annually)
  • VIP – Invest $10,000 to $20,000 and receive a 0.99% daily ROI (361.35% annually)

Residual Income Commissions

All residual income commissions in Cryp Trade Capital is paid out through a unilevel compensation plan structure.

If you don’t know what a unilevel is, check out this example below:

  • You
  • Level 1:  Personally enrolled members
  • Level 2:  Level 1’s personally enrolled members
  • Level 3:  Level 2’s personally enrolled members

You can sponsor as many people as you want…

Cryp Trade Capital caps their unilevel at seven levels and commissions are paid out on the ROI’s generated:

  • Investor (Invest at least $50) – 7% commission on level 1 (Personally enrolled members)
  • Agent ($1000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) – 7% on level 1 and 5% on level 2
  • Senior Agent ($5000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) – 7% on level 1, 5% on level 2 and 3% on level 3
  • Managing Agent ($25,000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) – 7% on level 1, 5% on level 2, 3% on level 3 and 2% on level 4
  • Sapphire ($100,000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) – 7% on level 1, 5% on level 2, 3% on level 3, 2% on level 4 and 1.5% on level 5
  • Rubin ($500,000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) – 7% on level 1, 5% on level 2, 3% on level 3, 2% on level 4, 1.5% on level 5 and 1% on level 6
  • Emerald ($1,000,000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) – 7% on level 1, 5% on level 2, 3% on level 3, 2% on level 4, 1.5% on level 5, 1% on level 6 and 0.5% on level 7
  • Diamond ($3,000,000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) and higher – 7% on level 1, 5% on level 2, 3% on level 3, 2% on level 4, 1.5% on level 5, 1% on level 6 and 0.5% on levels 7 and 8

Rank Achievement Bonus

In Cryp Trade Capital there are ten ranks you can achieve and the following bonuses are paid once you achieve them:

  • Agent – $100
  • Senior Agent – $350
  • Managing Agent – $1000
  • Sapphire – $6000
  • Rubin – $30,000
  • Emerald – $60,000
  • Diamond – $180,000
  • Blue Diamond ($10,000,000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) – $360,000
  • Black Diamond ($30,000,000 in personally enrolled members investment volume) – $720,000

Cost To Join Cryp Trade Capital

The cost to join Cryp Trade Capital is free, but if you want to get paid in the business opportunity you have to invest $50.

The moment you have been waiting for in this Cryp Trade Capital review…

Verdict On Cryp Trade Capital

I will be 100% honest with you when it comes to these verdicts because I don’t want you to get scammed.

Cryp Trade Capital just has TOO many red flags with it…

One of them being who actually runs the business?

Second, how are they promising a crazy annual ROI of 361.35%?

If that cracked the code, why do they need affiliates to invest in it?

Why can’t they just get a bank loan and make a fortune behind the scenes?

The truth is this…

Cryp Trade Capital takes NEW investments from affiliates and pays off existing members to create these ROI’s…

And if that is the case…

Cryp Trade Capital is nothing but a ponzi scheme…

Now I know I will get some back lash from some of the Cryp Trade Capital affiliates, but I want to ask these affiliates something…

Can the affiliates PROVE that the ROI’s are generated through external income sources coming into the company?

I mean HARD evidence not just “The company says this.. blah blah blah”…

If the company can’t provide you that information, then guess what…

It’s a ponzi scheme…

Anyway, I hope you enjoyed my Cryp Trade Capital review and if you have any questions, leave them in the comments below…

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Hamas: granting settlers official status in Hebron ‘dangerous precedent’

Hamas said yesterday that the Israeli decision to grant illegal settlers official status in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron is a “dangerous precedent,” Quds Press reported.

Hamas Spokesman Abdul Latif Al-Qanou said in a statement that this decision “reinforces the authority of illegal settlers in Hebron through affording municipal services in different areas far away from Palestinian services.”

He added: “This decision crosses all the red lines and it is a dangerous precedent. The Israeli occupation authorities bear the responsibility of all outcomes which result from this decision.”

On Thursday the Israeli NGO Peace Now revealed that the Head of the Israeli Central Command Major General Roni Numa had signed a military order establishing a municipal services administration for the settlers in Hebron.

The group, which follows settler activity in Palestine, have long been critical of the construction of the illegal housing units.

Read: Hamas slams Israeli settlements

Peace Now said that the order was signed following administrative work by the Israeli Military Advocate General, the Israeli Civil Administration, the Israeli Ministry of Defence, the Israeli Ministry of Justice and the Israeli Ministry of the Interior.

“By granting official status to the Hebron settlers the Israeli government is formalising the apartheid system in the city,” Peace Now wrote on its website.

Peace Now added: “This step, which happened immediately following the announcement on the evacuation of the settlers who took over a house in Hebron, is another illustration of the policy of compensating the most extreme settlers for their illegal actions.”

Hebron’s Palestinian population stands at roughly 200,000, with about 800 illegal Israeli settlers living among them with the protection of some 500 heavily armed Israeli troops.

In July the UN enlisted Hebron’s Old City as one of the world heritage sites under threat. The Palestinians welcomed this decision, which angered Israel.

The Palestinian Authority (PA) signed a protocol with Israel in 1997 that divided Hebron into two parts: H1 and H2, with H1 comprising 80 per cent of the city’s area under full sovereignty of the PA and H1 under Israeli security control and civil PA control.

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Algeria sends reinforcements to Libyan border

Informed sources in Algeria have revealed that 3,000 soldiers have been sent to reinforce the country’s border with Libya, Quds Press has reported. Senior officers of the Algerian People’s National Armed Forces have also agreed to deploy sophisticated monitoring equipment to detect terrorists attempting to cross the border.

According to Al-Bilad military newspaper, which published the news on Monday, the army plans to intensify security and monitoring patrols along the border. Surveillance flights are part of the plan, especially over the desert areas adjoining the Libyan border. The border between the two countries is thousands of kilometres long; smuggling and infiltration are major problems.

Last week, the Algerian authorities reinforced security following a warning from the West that 11 African countries, including Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco, are at risk of terrorist operations carried out by armed groups linked to Daesh in Libya or Al-Qaeda in northern Mali.

Read: Algeria Is Pushing New Military Reinforcements towards the Algerian-Libyan Borders

Many armed groups have been fighting in Libya since a popular uprising overthrew Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, while there are also three conflicting governments: the internationally-recognised Government of National Accord, the Libyan National Unity government and the Interim Government in the east.

Although hopes were raised by a recent meeting between Fayez Al-Sarraj, the head of the Government of National Accord, and retired General Khalifa Haftar, supported by the parliament and the Interim Government in the east, it has had no positive results on the ground in Libya.

Read: Libyan PM visits Khartoum to agree strategy amid border tensions

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Iraqi politics heats up ahead of next year’s elections  

As the fight against Daesh continues to grab international headlines, behind the scenes Iraqi politics is gearing up for a reset. With provincial and parliamentary elections scheduled for next year, there are signs that a significant rotation of elites may unfold in Baghdad.

At the strategic level, the Iraqi state has to contend with three major threats: a lingering low-level insurgency in Sunni-majority areas; plans to hold a Kurdish independence referendum later this month; and escalating US-Iran tensions in the region.

Meanwhile, in Baghdad, the political establishment is in flux, with the most important development centred on the intensifying fragmentation of Shia political parties. Whilst Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi appears to be in buoyant mood as the Iraqi armed and security forces continue to roll back Daesh across north-western Iraq, his position is potentially under threat.

While much depends on the outcome of the 2018 parliamentary elections, it is ultimately the dynamics flowing from US-Iran rivalry in Iraq which will determine the state of affairs at the commanding heights of the country’s politics. In order to regain the political initiative from Washington, Iran may move decisively against Abadi by throwing its weight behind his predecessor, Nouri Al-Maliki.

A pyrrhic victory  

On the face of it, Iraq appears to be on the verge of ejecting Daesh from the country. With a recent victory in Tal Afar, the Iraqi army and federal police force are now poised to confront the militants in their final stronghold centred on the string of towns and villages along the River Euphrates valley.

However, according to all credible accounts this is a hollow victory, as the conditions that set the stage for the emergence of Daesh in the first place have not even begun to be addressed. Iraq is wracked by sectarianism, corruption and Kurdish irredentism, and the political establishment in Baghdad is independent in name only in so far as it is ultimately beholden to American and Iranian patrons.

Read: Iraqi forces capture Daesh’s last redoubt in Tal Afar

Whilst the Western media is keen to trumpet the recent victories of Iraq’s US-trained and supplied armed forces, they are reluctant to report on the deeper truth of this apparent success. The three-year fight against Daesh has come at a huge price, namely the sweeping advance of Kurdish nationalism.

The Kurds are now firmly in control of the so-called “disputed areas” and have by some accounts increased the size of the territory they control in Iraq by 40 per cent since 2014. This is a huge expansion that poses a far graver threat to Iraqi sovereignty and territorial integrity than Daesh ever did.

It is primarily on the back of these territorial gains that the Kurdish leadership in Erbil is keen to press ahead with a highly divisive independence referendum later this month. Not surprisingly, the only country to welcome Kurdish independence is Israel, an occupying power continually seeking regional fragmentation with a view to consigning the plight of the Palestinians to oblivion.

Whilst an independence referendum does not automatically lead to statehood, nevertheless the stage is being set for massive political polarisation and potential military conflict between Baghdad and Erbil. It is against this backdrop that the political establishment in Baghdad will hold two important elections next year.

Maliki 2.0?

Political manoeuvring ahead of next year’s parliamentary election has started in earnest, and unsurprisingly the maverick Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr has been quick off the mark by forging an agreement with the Wataniya (National) coalition led by former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi.

Widely seen as a US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) asset, Allawi is one of Washington’s main counterweights to the deeply-entrenched Iranian influence in Baghdad. Forging an alliance with an alleged CIA asset is entirely in keeping with Sadr’s volatile behaviour, as demonstrated recently by his visit to Saudi Arabia. It is in the context of this alliance between pro-American groups and an important section of the Shia grassroots that Iran may well be toying with the idea of providing another former Prime Minister — Nouri Al-Maliki — with the opportunity and resources to make a serious comeback.

Read: Shia militia will fight in Syria if necessary says Maliki

There have been previous predictions of a comeback by Maliki, with some analysts interpreting his return as a direct challenge to the incumbent Abadi. In reality, though, any return by Maliki would have wider objectives than the mere ouster of Abadi. At any rate, the latter’s power base is relatively weak as his constituency is made up of technocrats and tentative reformers. Crucially, the current Prime Minister doesn’t not have a sufficiently strong bond with either the Shia parties or the Najaf-based Marjayeyat (centred on Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani) to secure his position. From Iran’s point of view, any comeback by Maliki should satisfy the immediate objective of securing the position of the Popular Mobilisation Units (PMU), the Shia-led paramilitary forces that are developing insidiously into a state within a state.

Tension between sections of the PMU leadership and Abadi was on full display following a Syrian and Hezbollah brokered deal to transfer Daesh fighters from Lebanon to eastern Syria adjoining the Iraqi border. Whilst Abadi strongly criticised the deal, Qais Al-Khazali, leader of the Asa’ib Ahl Al-Haq paramilitary force, came out in defence of the agreement.

Maliki appears to be supportive of the deal, an oppositional posture that he is likely to intensify in the lead-up to parliamentary elections. In view of strong US opposition, Maliki has a very slim chance of regaining the premiership. However, his forceful presence on the political scene will pressure the Americans to accede to a consensual future prime minister, and crucially one who doesn’t set out to undermine the PMU.

It remains to be seen if the bitter political battles of the coming months will give way to a measure of unity and consensus which Iraq needs badly in order to contain the fallout from the Kurdish independence referendum.

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