Thursday, 23 July 2009

Flames of revolt in France

If 500 cars were torched on a single night in the UK, and 850 torched the following night, if the police and fire service came under sustained assault from fireworks and even gunfire, if arsonists torched bone-dry grassland threatening the lives of thousands, you'd expect something on the news, wouldn't you? All this happened in France between the 13th and the 15th of July - over Bastille Day - last week. Surprised? Well, you won't have seen much about it on BBC news.

As Brussels Journal reports, the French Interior Ministry has also tried to censor details of the nation-wide rioting from the French press. From government's point of view this deprives the rioters of the 'oxygen of publicity' and discourages an escalation of the violence. One can only speculate on why the MSM in the UK didn't pick up the story.

The pressures that front-line European nations - Spain, France and Italy - face from North African immigration are immense. North African populations are growing far faster than their native economies can cope with; it's been estimated that North African nations need to create an additional 34m jobs over the next 20 years to maintain the status quo, and the failure to do so will only intensify the push north of North African populations into Europe's soft underbelly.

There's a crisis building in Europe, and Britain better look to its own provision.


Sue said...

Labour will let them all in... Spain will probably dump them in the desert somewhere, as will Italy. France will point them towards Calais..

JuliaM said...

"'d expect something on the news, wouldn't you? "


hatfield girl said...

On 14 May I wrote a post called 'For those in peril on the sea' (forgive me R for directing to an own post) that discussed what Italy has done about immigration pressures and why and how they have done it. The measures are effective yet humane and have driven the Progressives into a lather of indignant denunciation - though in Parliament the Left was broken in all the votes and the majorities for the policies enormous.

The poisonous attacks on Berlusconi began after the humiliation of the multicultural progressives.

Anonymous said...

There's been a story in the papers today about the French military "accidentally" setting fire to an area of grassland, with resultant evacuations, damage to buildings, etc.

Lots of authentic-sounding background detail.

I now assume this was actally a fire-setting by Muslim yobs, which was too large to deny, so they had to make up another story to explain it.

Anyone betting against?