Teen Girl Found Dead, Stuffed Into Freezer In Alleged Honour Killing


A 19-year-old girl in Kingston, south-east London was found dead, her body stuffed into a large freezer, in what some suspect as having been an honour killing. The girl was kidnapped along with her cousin and taken to a large London home by the alleged murderer, a man whom they both knew. The 19-year-old was stabbed to death and then her body was put in a large freezer while her 21-year-old cousin was able to escape the property after having her throat slashed at the Daily Mail reports. Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder, a 33-year-old attempting to flee the country in Dover and a 28-year-old in New Malden. Neighbours in the area where the woman’s body was found say they suspect the killing may have been motivated by so-called honour culture. One neighbour, who refused to be named, said, “relatives told me that the man was Asian and was caught at Dover trying to leave the country.” Police have so far not given a statement regarding the motive for the crime with Detective Chief Inspector Samantha Price saying, “Our investigation is at an early stage, and we are doing everything we can to fully understand the circumstances
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Town Launched Gender Segregated Asylum Homes After Child Sex Abuse


The Swedish municipality of Falkenberg is one of the few local governments to implement female-only asylum homes for underage girls, after a number of cases of sexual abuse by young boys. The gender segregation has been in place in the municipality since March of last year after a number of sexual assaults on young girls. The justification for the move was that if the girls continue to live with the underage boys, there is still a risk of sexual abuse occuring. The former situation saw the young girls in the care of the state rarely leave their rooms for fear of attack, Swedish broadcaster SVT reports. Head of the female-only asylum home Lama Akkache defended the segregation saying, “staff often mention that the girls have thrived.” Akkache added, “When we had communal living they kept mostly in one of the girls’ rooms and spent time there, but now they dare to come out into the living room, participate in activities and use more of the space.” Mahbobah Hakimi is an asylum seeker who has lived at the female-only asylum home for over a year and said she was happy with the move. ” I think it’s best to stay with other girls,” she said and went
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‘Shocking’ Violence Against Police as Riots, ‘Migration Background’ Sexual Assaults Grip German Summer Festival


A German folk festival in Schorndorf in Baden-Württemberg was rocked this weekend by riots and a number of sexual assaults by men police describe as coming from migration backgrounds. On Saturday night police arrested three 17-year-old asylum seekers from Afghanistan who are accused of sexually harassing several women at the festival. The night before several other sex attacks were reported both at the festival and in nearby fields with one Iraqi man identified as a suspect Die Welt reports. On the final night of the festival on Sunday police say that around a thousand young people gathered in the town centre and rioted and rampaged. Police say that close to 50 percent of the rioters came from a migrant background. The riot started after someone threw a glass bottle but police say they have no idea who threw it. The initial incident led to people throwing glass bottles at the facade of the Schorndorf Castle and at the police. The violence did not stop with glass bottles as during the course of the night several gangs of young men numbering 30 to 50 people roamed through the town centre armed with knives. Police spokesman Ronald Krötz said, “the violence against the officials was frightening, ”
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A Year After The Failed Turkish Coup Thousands Seek Asylum in Germany


A year after the failed coup attempt in Turkey thousands of Turkish nationals have fled to seek asylum in Germany with over three thousand coming this year so far. In the first half of 2017 more than 3,200 Turkish nationals have claimed asylum in Germany, most of them fleeing the government of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan who has heavily cracked down on anyone suspected of being involved in the failed coup last year. The German Federal Agency for Migration and Refugees has said that the number of asylum applications has drastically increased since last year’s coup Die Welt reports. Since the coup attempt on July 15th, 2016 BAMF says that among the Turks claiming asylum have been many government officials. They say so far 205 Turkish civil servants have applied for refugee status and an astounding 209 diplomatic personnel have as well. President Erdogan and the Turkish government blames the Gülen Movement which is headed by Fethullah Gülen, an Imam living in exile in the United States, for inciting and plotting the failed coup. Since the resolution of the incident, the Turkish government has made thousands upon thousands of arrests of armed forces personnel, civil servants, judicial officials and even many journalists.
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