Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Greece follows U.S. example by building giant border wall to keep out illegal immigrants



The Greek government has unveiled plans to construct a wall along its 128-mile land border with Turkey in order to tackle the influx of illegal immigrants.

Interior minister Christian Papoutsis said the wall was a necessary measure after more than 100,000 people illegally entered the Mediterranean nation last year.

But the plans - which have compared with the 650-mile barrier along sections of the border between the U.S. and Mexico - have been criticised by the European Commission as a 'short-term measure' that does not deal with the root of the problem.

Point of entry: Illegal immigrants have attempted to enter Greece by sea and now a huge wall is to be constructed on the land border with Turkey

The first stage in the planned structure was unveiled yesterday, with a 10-ft high, eight-mile-long trial fence to cover a section of the border near the town Orestidada.
According to the EU's border agency Frontex, the area concerned has become the main entry point for migrants travelling from Africa and Asia, with an average of 245 people per day crossing illegally in October alone last year.
Around 90 per cent of all illegal immigrants into the EU have come through Greece, it is estimated.
Mr Papoutsis insisted the new wall along the land border was necessary after the EU deployed border control troops to the region last year.

'Co-operation with other EU states is going well. Now we plan to construct a fence to deal with illegal migration,' he said.
'The Greek public has reached its limit in taking in illegal immigrants. We are absolutely determined on this issue. Greece can’t take it anymore.'
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But while the deployment of troops on the border has been extended until March, the EU Commission said barriers such as that proposed by the Greek government were not the solution to the issue.

A spokesman said on Monday that for the EU Commission said that such proposals were 'short-term measures which will not allow us to tackle illegal immigration in a structural manner'.

'We made clear with Greece that the country needs sound and long-term structural reforms and measures to better manage its border, to better address the challenges linked to migration flows,' Michele Cercone said.
'It is important that these borders... are managed in order to discourage and interrupt traffickers and smugglers that exploit (illegal immigrants).'
The proposals have also been criticised within Greece itself, with the national Communist Party labelling the plans 'inhuman and ineffective'.


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14 comments:

Anonymous said...

Quote: "But the plans - which have compared with the 650-mile barrier along sections of the border between the U.S. and Mexico - have been criticised by the European Commission as a 'short-term measure' that does not deal with the root of the problem."

I don't remember the European Commission criticizing Israel for building a wall between Palestinian areas and the areas the Jews live in.

Anonymous said...

Financial Scrutiny Committee has been CONNED!
Recently the Financial Scrutiny Committee examined the BNP's compete financial records going back to 2005 and subsequently gave them a clean bill of health.




The records seemingly were delivered without interference as agreed and the FSC members put their personal reputations on the line and gave them a clean bill of health.

Here comes the truth: instead of the party’s financial records being taken immediately and without interference from David Hannam’s office in Hull to the scrutiny committee based in the East Midlands, the dozens of boxes, files and computers were actually intercepted by Adam Walker and ferreted away to Nick Griffin's personal north-west office where they were handed over to Clive Jefferson. They remained with Clive for 3 days (totally unknown to the FSC) before being taken back down the country and handed over to the FSC!

ON DEMOCRACY FORUM

Anonymous said...

Communists are not happy! Brilliant. More walls with one way doors opening out please

Anonymous said...

http://www.realzionistnews.com/?p=590


Interesting.

Anonymous said...

http://www.gilad.co.uk/writings/maidhc-o-cathail-anti-semitism-zionisms-indispensable-alibi.html


Interesting.

Anonymous said...

I've heard rumours that Butler is about to jump ship with some others in Epping and join the English Democrats, what an idiotic move, it plays straight into Griffin's hands?

Anonymous said...

Very Strange that Murdoch's Times newspaper is cover the Asian grooming and abuse of White girls
(5 pages on Wednesday plus strong editorial, two pages and letter on Thursday) incidents in the North of England and even Nick Clegg has spoken up. What is the Establishment up to, the Oldham by-election is next week could they be trying to scupper things?

Anonymous said...

BBC NEWS TV gave Griffin a leg up on Wednesday with coverage of the Oldham by-election, who is pulling the strings? There was no mention of UKIP or the EDs.

Anonymous said...

Some interesting developments, it appears Richard Barnbrook has approached the English Democrats and that they are interested in him representing them on the GLA, this ties in with Eddy Butler and his Epping branch also thinking of going over to the English Democrats, all very odd indeed.

Anonymous said...

It appears the English Democrats are aware of the current problems and the demise of the BNP and as they see it are cherry picking the brain drain.There is a case already of one entire group that have defected to the EDs.

Anonymous said...

I;ve just heard that the entire Solihull BNP branch has left and joined the English Democrats!

Anonymous said...

the english dems are just like ukip a bunch of stuck up wankers.

Anonymous said...

http://life.nationalpost.com/2011/01/07/rights-museum-is-it-proper-that-the-holocaust-gets-special-billing/

Anonymous said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsDJ3YivBSA&


Could this happen here!!!

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