Swedish Police to Operate Around-The-Clock Drones to Fight Rising Gang Crime

Police in the Swedish multicultural city of Malmö have announced a new operation which will see drones equipped with cameras that can surveil areas around the clock to watch for crime.

The plan, which is labelled special operation Rimfrost, is set to last from December 10th to March 8th of next year and will see drones with cameras, called unmanned aerial systems (UAS), patrol areas where drug trafficking and gang-related crime are common, according to a police press release

The police state that the operation has four main goals: to reduce the number of fires and explosions; to get gang members off the streets through increased prosecution; to increase the number of firearms and explosives seizures; and to increase safety among the general public.

Michael Mattsson, deputy head of command for Rimfrost, said the new measures will help prevent and stop crime.

He added: “We will use UAS with cameras when the need so requires in the coming months. They are a good complement to foot patrolling and other security-creating measures.”

 

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Norwegian government awards Islamist group 100,000 euros to convert 100-year-old church into a mosque

Kjell Ingolf Ropstad, the leader of the centrist Norwegian Christian People’s Party, has approved a grant for nearly 100,000 euros that will be used by a radical Islamist community to convert a church that’s over 100-years-old into a mosque.

The money will go to the Islamic Cultural Center – an organization that has several Islamic schools in their mosques in Drammen, Oslo, and Mjøndalen where children can stay overnight, Aftenposten reports.

This isn’t the first time Ropstad has awarded large sums of money to the Islamic group. In the past, the Islamic Cultural Center, which has a total of 3,775 registered members, has received nearly 70,000 euros to convert a former Baptist church in Stavanger to a mosque. 

Ropstad also handed them another 20,000 euros to convert the prayer house “The Way” in Skien to a mosque.

Under the same grant type, Søndre Nordstrand Muslim Center has also been awarded nearly 30,000 euros.

 

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Sweden Shuts Down Islamic School Due to Radicalisation Concerns

The Swedish School Inspectorate has revoked a Gothenburg Islamic school’s licence due to concerns that pupils may be exposed to radical Islamic ideology.

Authorities closed the Safirskolan school after its former owner, Abdel-Nasser el Nadi, had been detained by the Swedish security police (Säpo).

Säpo recommended he, and several other Islamic radicals, be deported from the country on national security grounds, Nyheter Idag reports.

While a new individual did take the helm of the school, which was formerly called Vetenskapsskolan (the Science School), the inspectorate determined that the new head was still close enough to el Nadi that the school risked “being subjected to radicalisation and recruitment to environments that accept violence or serious crime as a method of political change”.

“We have made the assessment that the new owner does not take a completely independent position from the previous owner,” said  School Inspectorate Divisional Lawyer Johan Kylenfelt.

 

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Khan’s London: Gang Armed with Pistol, Shotgun, Knives, Machete, and SWORD Murder Teen

Five London gang members have been convicted of murder in connection with a brutal attack which left one man dead and another with life-changing injuries.

21-year-old Sheareem Cookhorn and 18-year-old Tyrell Graham were convicted of murdering 19-year-old Kamali Gabbidon-Lynck and attempting to murder an unnamed 20-year-old, with Cookhorn also convicted for possession of a firearm with intent.

Three 17-year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons were also convicted of murder for Gabbidon-Lynck’s murder, and of section 18 grievous bodily harm in connection with the gang’s second victim.

“On the night of the murder, the group of seven males, including the five defendants and two unknown individuals set off on bicycles… to search for suspected rival gang members,” an official statement from the Metropolitan Police recalled.

“Such was their violent intent, that between the five defendants they carried at least five knives (including a machete and a small sword), a handgun and a shotgun,” 

 

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Day 5 of public transport chaos in France as strike over pensions continues

French commuters and tourists braced for a fifth day of public transport chaos Monday as the government prepared to respond to widespread anger over pension reform that has sparked open-ended walkouts.

President Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and senior cabinet ministers met late Sunday to discuss the contentious reform, which the country's powerful labour unions claim will force many to work longer for a smaller retirement payout.

As both the government and unions vowed to stand firm, businesses started counting the costs of the strike which began last Thursday when some 800,000 people took to the streets across France in a mass rejection of plans to introduce a single, points-based pension scheme, unifying 42 existing plans.

The stoppages stranded commuters, closed schools, and hit tourism and Christmas retail.

Many people opted to take days off or to work from home, but thousands had no choice but to squeeze into perilously overcrowded suburban trains and metros whose numbers were slashed to a minimum.

 

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Muhammad makes list of top 10 baby names in the U.S. for first time

Sophia still reigns as queen, but Jackson has lost his crown as king.

The parenting website BabyCenter released its annual list of 100 most popular baby names for girls and boys in the United States, and for the 10th year in a row, Sophia is at the top.

Liam knocked Jackson out of the No. 1 spot that he had held onto for six years straight.

The online parenting and pregnancy destination compiled the names of babies born to some 600,000 registered U.S. users in 2019 and combined those that sound the same but have different spellings (such as Sophia and Sofia) to create a true measure of popularity.

The Social Security Administration also generates a list, pulling from the names of all babies born in the U.S., but the agency treats each unique spelling as a separate name.

 

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Conte 'doing fantastic job' says Trump

Italy safe in China 5G projects, didn't talk about tariffs - PM

London, December 5 - Premier Giuseppe Conte "is doing a fantastic job, he has become very popular in Italy and I'm not surprised at that," President Donald Trump said before bilateral talks Wednesday.

Trump called Conte "a good friend".

"We have many topics to discuss, including trade and the Mediterranean," added Trump.

Conte responded with a tweet in which he thanked Trump and said "we are doing a great job together, as allies and friends". 

 

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L.A.’s Head of Homelessness Resigns After 33% Increase in People Sleeping on the Streets

Los Angeles’ head of homelessness is resigning after presiding over a 33% increase in homelessness over the course of just five years.

Peter Lynn, head of the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority, announced that he would leave at the end of the year, with the LAHSA having splashed out a total of more than $780 million to no avail.

The city’s homeless population jumped a further 12% from 2018 to 2019 but despite Lynn’s total failure, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti claimed he did an excellent job and oversaw “historic action.”

One wonders how badly Lynn would have had to perform for officials to consider his tenure a failure.

Lynn’s $242,000-a-year role appears to have had little success in addressing not just homelessness, but also the directly related problems of leprosy, typhoid fever and even bubonic plague.

 

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Islamic State Alive and Well in Europe

Islamic State Alive and Well in Europe.

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the November 29 jihadi attack at London Bridge, where a Pakistani Islamist stabbed two people to death and injured three others.

The suspect, 28-year-old Usman Khan, a convicted terrorist, was subsequently shot dead by police.

Khan, from Stoke-on-Trent, was convicted in February 2012 of plotting — on behalf of al-Qaeda — jihadi attacks against the London Stock Exchange and pubs in Stoke, in addition to setting up a jihadi training camp in Pakistan.

He was sentenced to an "indeterminate sentence," meaning that he could have been kept in prison beyond his original minimum term of eight years due to the danger he posed to national security.

 

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Farage Demands Whole-Life Prison Terms for Terrorists Infected with ‘Jihadi Virus’

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage laid down the law to representatives of other political parties in a Sunday election debate, slamming “liberal elite” weakness and demanding serious action against radical Islamic terrorists.

“Well, we all express our condolences, but nobody apologises, apologises for the fact the liberal elite have given us a ridiculous sentencing system,”

Farage began when the subject of the London Bridge terror attack by freed terrorist Usman Khan was raised at the ITV debate between representatives of the Brexit Party, Conservative Party, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Scottish National Party (SNP), Greens, and Welsh separatist Plaid Cymru.

“I don’t care if these people were in jail for six years or twelve years — if you have committed mass murder, or planned to commit mass murder, you’re not just an ordinary criminal: you’ve got the virus of jihadism,” Farage continued.

 

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Hungary decries ‘11 murdered christians in the world every day’

Hungary’s State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians decried rampant global persecution of Christians in a high-powered conference in Budapest on Tuesday.

The chief of the Secretariat, Tristan Azbei, noted that some 44 Christians would violently lose their lives during the course of the four-day conference simply because of their faith in Jesus Christ.

“We have 245 million reasons to meet,” Mr. Azbei noted, “one for every Christian in the world who faces extreme persecution,” adding that “those are only the ones we know of.”

Azbei contrasted the unprecedented persecution facing Christians around the world in 2019 — the “greatest, best-kept secret” — with the “shameful silence of the West,” which turns a blind eye as if such persecution did not exist.

Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs, noted that “Christianophobia is the last acceptable form of discrimination in the world.”

 

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Florida man accused of trying to recruit ISIS to attack college deans

A Florida man was arrested after allegedly trying to recruit ISIS to attack the deans of colleges he formerly attended.

Salman Rashid, 23, was arrested on charges of soliciting another person to commit a violent crime, according to a Monday release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.

Rashid allegedly attempted to call on ISIS members to target two deans from Miami-Dade College and Broward College. 

The FBI began tracking Rashid in April 2018 after his public Facebook posts indicated support for a “violent overthrow of democracy” and institution of Islamic law, according to court documents cited in the release.

Rashid allegedly asked an undercover FBI source in May 2019 to contact ISIS members to plan a terrorist attack on his behalf. During the planning process, Rashid said an attack on a religious building or nightclub would work, the release said. 

 

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Europol disrupts Islamic State online propaganda

Europol disrupts Islamic State online propaganda

The European police agency, Europol, has dismantled several accounts used by Islamic State in a blow to the armed group's ability to spread propaganda online.

The move shut down a large number of accounts and websites run by the group's news arm, Europol said, and was joined by nine service providers, including Telegram, Google, Twitter, Instagram and Dropbox.

Police agencies in 11 countries said around 26,000 items were taken offline.

 

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Julian Assange's health is so poor he could die in prison, according to a letter to UK government from 60 doctors

Julian Assange is so unwell he could die in prison, a group of 60 doctors have said in a letter to UK authorities.

Julian Assange is in such poor health he could die in prison, a consortium of 60 doctors said in a joint letter to the UK government.

Assange has been detained inside the UK's Belmarsh Prison since May. The 48-year-old was in April sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for breaching the Bail Act when he spent years hiding from police in Ecuador's London embassy.

The letter says: "We write this open letter, as medical doctors, to express our serious concerns about the physical and mental health of Julian Assange." It is addressed to Priti Patel, the UK's Home Secretary.

"Mr Assange requires urgent expert medical assessment of both his physical and psychological state of health."

 

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Europe Is Falling to Islam. Will America?

“Within five years,” said former French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, “the situation could become irreversible.”

He was referring to the rising tide of violence resulting from Muslim immigration. His comment was from an interview that took place almost two years ago.

If Collomb’s calculations are correct, France only has a few years “to avoid the worst.”

Significant social change usually takes place over the course of many decades, but sometimes gradual trends enter into an acceleration phase, and massive social transformations take place in a matter of years.

A few years ago, who would have imagined that the demands of the transgender “community” would become the determining factor in the decisions of school boards, corporate boards, and athletic associations?

 

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Muslim AK-47s and Bombings Turn Sweden Into War Zone

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism.

This isn’t terrorism. It’s a war. And it’s going on every day in Sweden.

Sweden is reeling from a wave of shootings and bombings with 268 shootings just this year so far. And that's in a country of 10 million people which has crime numbers on par with some American cities.

"Sweden may have the answer to America's gun problem," Vox declared in 2016. Or maybe not.

These shootings aren't being carried out with handguns, but with AK-47s.

 

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Trump: Media Is “Sick” For Speculating About My Health

President Trump proclaimed Tuesday that people within the mainstream media are ‘sick’ for speculating that he is in poor health after an unscheduled visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

“I went for a physical and I came back. My wife said, ‘Darling are you okay? What’s wrong? Oh, they’re reporting you may have had a heart attack,’” Trump said Tuesday.

“I went, I did a very routine, just a piece of it, the rest of it takes place in January, did a very routine physical. Visited the family, visited a couple of groups … I toured the hospital for a little while. I was out of there very quickly.” the President added.

“I got back home, and I get greeted with the news that, ‘we understand you had a heart attack,’” Trump said.

“These people are sick. They’re sick.” Trump urged, referring to the media, adding “the press really in this country is dangerous.”

 

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France: Generation Identitaire marches against Islamization in Paris

Hundreds of members of the patriotic movement Generation Identitaire gathered in the streets of Paris this weekend to march against the Islamization of their country.

The demonstration comes about a week after the “march against Islamophobia” organized left-wing activists and anti-French globalist politicians to protest what they falsely perceive to be growing anti-Islamic sentiment.

According to organizers from Generation Identitaire, as many as 800 people were present at the march which saw demonstrators hold French flags and display photos of terrorists like the perpetrators of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Le Point reports

Clement Gandelin, president of Génération Identitaire and one of the organizers of the march, told journalists: “This demonstration, it was organized in response to the attack that took place at the police headquarters in Paris [perpetrated in early October by an agent suspected of radicalization]and today we realize that we live in a crazy society where Islamists manage to infiltrate our highest institutions.” 

 

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Sweden: Man attacked with machete in Stockholm

Passers-by have found a man lying on the ground bleeding with injuries to various parts of his body, allegedly from a machete attack, in Vasastaden, Sweden shortly after 7 am on Monday morning. 

The victim, a famous convicted murder who recently left prison, was transported to a nearby hospital where his injuries were treated.

According to the information provided by the medical service to the police, the man is not in life-threatening condition, Swedish broadcaster SVT reports.

According to SVT, the victim was previously convicted of murdering a young mother with whom he had previously had a relationship with. 

“We are trying to create a picture of what has happened, it is only an hour old,” said Eva Nilsson, press spokesperson for the police.

 

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Yellow vest protests: More than 100 arrested as violence returns to Paris

Police in Paris arrested more than 100 people as protests to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government yellow vest movement turned violent.

Yellow vest (gilets jaunes) rallies took place nationwide on Saturday, a year after they first erupted.

Tear gas and water cannon were used by police in Paris, where thousands of protesters thronged the streets.

Rioters unleashed some of the worst violence the city has seen in months.

With many clad in black and wearing masks to hide their faces, rioters in parts of the city burned barricades, vandalised banks, set rubbish bins on fire and hurled cobblestones at police.

 

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