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Germany to Require ‘Asylum Seekers Who Lie’ to Wear Electronic Tracking Bracelets

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Germany to require terror suspects to wear ankle bracelets

German ministers agree on new measures against asylum seekers who lie about their identities or are deemed security risks.

By Gary Willig | 11 January 2017

ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS — German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere and Justice Minister Heiko Maas agreed to impose tighter measures on asylum seekers who are suspected of posing a threat to public safety following a terrorist ramming attack by an asylum seeker at Christmas market in Berlin last month.

One of the methods agreed upon was the requirement that asylum seekers whose requests for asylum were denied or who are deemed to be a security risk wear an electronic bracelet on their ankles. The devices would allow German authorities to more easily track the movements of potential terrorists and to stop them before they commit an attack like the one carried by Tunisian national Anis Amri last month, in which 12 people were killed, including an Israeli citizen.

Germany will also adopt what Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere termed “mandatory residency.”

“In layman’s terms: stricter domicile requirements for asylum seekers who have been deceptive with their identities,” Maiziere said.

“Secondly, it will now be easier to take people into custody for deportation,” he added.

Asylum seekers who were discovered to have lied about their identities would be banned from traveling through Germany. […]

3 Comments on Germany to Require ‘Asylum Seekers Who Lie’ to Wear Electronic Tracking Bracelets

  1. This never happened of course.

    These days “failed” asylum seekers, i.e. those whose claims have been denied, are rarely ever deported — in fact, some local authorities seem to want to make it as difficult as possible to deport them, e.g. in Berlin they recently decided the police could not come to where a “failed” asylum seeker lives in the middle of the night to apprehend the person and take them into custody pending deportation — of course this increases the possibility the person won’t be there when they do come.

    • These days “failed” asylum seekers, i.e. those whose claims have been denied, are rarely ever deported …

      An example:

      As I recall, Russ Winters lives or spends a lot of time in the Czech Republic (Prague) — here’s an article about a 30 y/o asylum seeker (from Mali, Libya, wherever; no one really knows) who was denied asylum in DE, wasn’t deported (“geduldet” it’s called: allowed to stay for a while, usually a LONG while), then traveled to the Czech Republic, where he raped a 16 y/o girl — I guess if you have some kind of paper saying you have permission to be in DE, you can travel within the Schengen zone.

      Abgelehnter Asylbewerber (30) vergewaltigt Mädchen (16)

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