In the wake of the migrant riots in Brussels over the weekend that saw cars flipped over and set alight, entire streets destroyed, as well as police and journalists injured, an MEP for the right-wing Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party has blamed Europe’s “inept” liberal elites for inflicting an increasingly out-of-control situation on everyday Europeans.
AfD MEP Joachim Kuhs, during statements delivered from the podium at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Monday, November 28th, said the riots that broke out in Brussels, Liège, and Antwerp on Sunday following Morocco’s World Cup match victory over Belgium are a “sign of the failure of European political elites and the media that support them.”
“Politics have allowed such parallel societies to form; an unbridled immigration policy combined with lavish social benefits and a lack of self-assertion on the part of locals has provoked such conditions,” Kuhs began. “The established media, on the other hand, downplay the migrant aggression as unrest on the fringes of celebrations by exuberant football fans.”
The MEP, after expressing his thanks to the brave police officers who prevented worse things from happening, suggested that violent outbursts such as the one which took place on Sunday are a consequence of Europe’s self-abandonment.
“Where is the will to energetically support one’s own culture and tradition and to demand that the immigrants adapt to local customs?” Kuhs asked.
“The violent excesses in Belgium and the Netherlands were clearly ethnically shaped. The perpetrators came from Moroccan parallel societies: young men, originally from North Africa, showed their host countries how things work,” he continued. “They are united by their hatred for the country that has given them and their ancestors shelter and which largely feeds them. Moroccans are the largest group of immigrants here in Brussels, and the riots demonstrated abundantly clear the state of their integration.”
To conclude his statements, MEP Kuhs posed a provocative question to the chamber which he then answered himself.
“Düsseldorf has the largest Japanese community in Germany, a district called ‘Nippon am Rhein’ with Japanese shops, cultural centers, and clubs. Did you hear anything about the Japanese living there having demolished downtown Düsseldorf after the Japanese team won against Germany last week? No? Perhaps because it didn’t come to that.”
“Perhaps, because the affinity for violence, as it was displayed in Brussels, could after all have something to do with origin from a certain part of the world, with a certain religion and culture. As long as we close our eyes to these problems, things will get worse, until corrections are no longer possible.”