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Turkish culture club firebombed in Münster

DDP/DPA/The Local · 9 Mar 2010, 12:11

Published: 09 Mar 2010 12:11 GMT+01:00

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The attackers threw three Molotov cocktails at the club building, damaging the façade and destroying a glass door, according to the authorities in the North Rhine-Westphalian city. No-one was injured in the attack.

The public prosecutor’s office believes the perpetrators are likely from the “Kurdish scene,” and said finding a connection between the two attacks could “not be ruled out.”

On Saturday night another attack with several Molotov cocktails on the Turkish consulate in the city slightly damaged the building’s façade. Here investigators also found clues that led them to assume the attackers were also of Kurdish background.

Suspects also threw Molotov cocktails at a nearby school, and petrol-soaked tires were found at the scene.

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Some Kurds in Turkey are involved in a long-running separatist movement, and their treatment by the Turkish government has been frequently criticised by human rights groups.

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20:45 March 9, 2010 by peschvogel
This disgusting act is part of the right wing movement Germany & Europe is going through because their own birth rates are falling. Due to poor demograohics, the EU & Germany has been allowing middle eastern and Africans in to the country because Germans and most of Europeans are not having kids. This summer, there will be more racial violence and tension amoungst the minorities who are just trying to escape war and try to live their life in a country where they can have peace. But due to the radical and growing nationalist movement against the EU & Euro, there will be more violence for sure. I expect Germans should have learned about tolerance from prior racial misfortunes in their past but it appears not. I expect the Turks to fight against the Germans as Germans are the ones who are making immigration and integration difficult. You will see this continue and increase as Germans are showing more and more natonalism rather than unity.
02:56 March 10, 2010 by 1FCK_1FCK
Zel — thank you for letting us know how you guys in the NDP feel. Now go f**k yourself.

The problem now is any time there is a severe economic downturn the mouth-breathing apes, like the NDP (though not only them) look for someone to blame. They used to be called pogroms. But since that doesn't happen anymore (yeah, right) they're called something else more generic, like "attacks."

Expect it to get worse if unemployment rises & more people go on the dole.
02:48 March 11, 2010 by peschvogel
@ 1FCK_1FCK:

So, it seems that violence is a form of democratic "solutions" in Germany?

"Expect it to get worse if unemployment rises & more people go on the dole."

Is this the way nationalism rises? I think the irreversible birth rates, poor demographics, immigation needed to supoort German economy, and the lack of toelrance for foreigners in Germany is causing this behavior or is it like you say, just the bad economy? Japanese nor US citizens behave like this in downturns. Is this a "civilized" country or one of the verge of social and racial conflict?
05:23 March 11, 2010 by Thames

When did Kurds become part of the right wing German right wing movement?

I would really be interested to know.
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