Syrian Refugees Complain against Bulgarian MP's Hate Speech
A group of Syrian refugees in Bulgaria have filed a complaint with the country’s Discrimination Protection Committee against Magdalena Tasheva, a lawmaker from the ultranationalist Ataka party, over a series of shockingly xenophobic remarks.
Tasheva, who hosts a show broadcast by Ataka’s own TV channel, Alpha TV, has repeatedly insulted the Syrian refugees on air, calling them “fiends”, “scum”, “mass killers”, “cannibals”, “savages”, “Islamic fundamentalists who have escaped justice” and “terrible, despicable primates”, among others.
She has claimed that the refugees “have started stealing and beating people” and would “start raping and chopping heads off.”
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, a human rights NGO, will represent the refugees in the case.
“This extreme hate speech triggers xenophobia and poisons the environment for the refugees by spreading stereotypes,” a Bulgarian Helsinki Committee representative has told local media.
Even though it is not officially in power, Tasheva’s extremist party is a key ally of the country’s fragile Socialist-led coalition government.
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What on earth are you on about? You are splitting hairs and interpretting comments through your own "logic" and perception. Last I heard, isn't Turkey a Muslim country? Yes or no? So what is your problem? The Turks cannot even stand their own fellow Muslims (the Kurds) from eastern Turkey, so what is your argument?
I think your point is very clear, when you mention "Muslim" like some a part of the problem. If your point was different, you would mention Turkey, instead of "Muslim Turkey".
Your fear and xenophobic talks are so "logical", that we could develop the theory that Bulgaria want to convert the other world in Orthodox Christianity, because there are 2-3 M Bulgarian emigrants in the last decade or two...
..but wait, they "should be allowed only in Greece, Russia, Romania or Serbia"...:)
"Seedy: "Muslim Turkey" Tania Oz: "friendly Muslim country Indonesia" :))))))))))))))))))
"Muslim" only shows the real reason of your posts. You hide your hate to Muslim people, behind "fair tax payer"...................................................
Alex P, you have missed the points entirely. It is not about xenophobia. Grow a f*****g brain in your one dimentional head and think about what you are reading.
You can continue to divide people to Muslim and Non-Muslim, just to show your how big is your xenophobia.
There are 2 000 000 Syrian Refugees and only 5 000 of them are in Bulgaria :) ...oh, God help us, they will make our country Islamised :)
Get your pills bro, and see the doctor!
God help us! Were you born a pompous prat or did you have to work at it?
Just in case it has escaped your minuscule "intellect":
1- the majority of Syrians are Muslims
2 - they left the war in their Muslim country and crossed in Turkey, another Muslim country
3 - this wonderful Muslim country which offered them escape from their Muslim homeland is TWO THOUSAND kilometers from Bulgaria, a non-Muslim country
4 - they still decided to pay thousands to get out of Turkey and come here
5 - Lucky them - they're here, even though we don't want them and can't afford them.
6 - the rest of the world, Muslim or not, doesn't want them either
Is that simple enough for even YOUR tiny "intellect" to grasp? You don't appear to have enough intelligence to understand the rubbish you're writing, so I'd forget trying to tell other people what they are or aren't thinking if I were you.
The ones that we refer to as "queue jumpers" are smuggling themselves into Australia after having paid a sum of money for their passage and expect to be welcomed. The people smuggler business is big in Indonesia and they use fishing boats on the high seas. They are illegal immigrants and they deliberately destroy all their papers and ID before they get to Aus and cry refugee; which means that we have to spend a vast amount of time and resources just to be able to identify them, and in the mean time we have to house them, feed them, health checks, etc etc; and they get looked after better than some of our pensioners whom have to choose between using their heating or cooling or to buy food or medications because they struggle with the cost of living. These illegal immigrants also demand that they be processed immediately and complain about their conditions and the amount of time it takes to process, whilst their shelter is provided by the Australian taxpayers and government. They riot, go on hunger strikes, sew their lips together and set fire to their accomodations and also sell their hard luck stories to the media. The real refugees are the ones that are patient, genuinely grateful and appreciative for everything that Australia has done and provided for them, in order to settle in and eventually become Aussie citizens, and we are happy to have them, all races and creeds.
Seedy, excellent perspective in your comment at 15:17.
Bulgaria is an entry point to the EU and Turkey is a transit stop for the Syrian "refugees" on their way to "greener pastures", just as Indonesia is a transit stop for the Middle Eastern "refugees" on their way to the land of milk and honey of Australia.
We have the same refugee/asylum seeker situation here, where it is mostly predominately Middle Eastern people smuggling themselves into Australia and they use Indonesia as a transit stop. They have the means and funds to get themselves to a friendly Muslim country Indonesia, but they don't stay there, because there is nothing to offer them. They don't complain to the Indonesians about conditions because that would fall on deaf ears. So instead they pay the "people smugglers" to bring them into Australian waters in leaky wooden boats across treacherous seas, where they are intercepted and rescued by our Naval authorities and border security, hence they become our problem. Many also drown on the way due to overcrowding. Australia is open to quotas of refugees/asylum seekers that we accept continuously, the ones that apply for this status from abroad and wait their turn to be processed. But genuine refugees don't fly to Indonesia from the Middle East, stay there for a while, then pay their passage to get to Australian waters. It is impossible for anyone to walk to Australia. They don't want to stay in a Muslim friendly country of approx 250 million, they prefer Australia as their ultimate destination. And they only have to get as far as tiny Christmas Island Australian Territory in the Indian Ocean.
5000 is just a random number only to show how stupid country we are, and our low level of organization we have.
Just imagine, what will happen after some natural disaster with 100 000 without home :)
After WWII in the heart of Europe millions have been homeless and poor, but they survive and build the better place. How ? ...with hard work from all, even those who "had".
If they want only better life, why they are coming now, when the war goes on ?
I have few friends there, and believe me, even Syria was better and more developed country! With better roads, economy and infrastructure.....better life in Bulgaria ? ...Yeah...right..
So you suggest that we allow in 5,000 and then what? Are we to see minefields on the border once we have our "quota" and will the 5,001st be machine-gunned while trying to sneak across? Of course not, the "5,000" will simply be the thin edge of the wedge and we will be seen as a nice, easy and stupid country to enter en route to the paved-with-gold streets of London, Paris, Bonn and Stockholm.
But guess what? The rest of Europe doesn't want them any more than we do, so we will end up in the same disastrous situation as Greece - ONE MILLION illegals in Athens and nowhere for them to go! The economy of Europe is in a mess and no country can afford more criminals, more beggars, more applicants for social handouts, more people working in the black economy and paying no taxes - so they simply won't take them and guess where they will be stuck?
If these people are really fleeing from war and oppression just why do they not simply cross the border into nice, friendly, Muslim Turkey but instead pay thousands of euros to be smuggled another TWO THOUSAND KILOMETERS to Bulgaria? These are not simply people fleeing a war, these are people looking to smuggle themselves, illegally, into Europe; these are people who are now "destitute" and who need sheltering, clothing and feeding AND WHO HAVE SPENT THOUSANDS TO GET HERE ILLEGALLY; these are people who are looking for a good life, not people who are just trying to stay alive.
If you have room in your back garden, wherever that might be, and can offer a nice free all-expenses-paid hotel to a few thousand people then good for you - and good luck to your neighbours - but we have people here who have paid their dues all their lives and are expected to "survive" on insultingly-low pensions in return: THESE are the people we should be looking after, not a bunch of free-loaders with criminals and jihadis throw in for good measure.....