Thousands protest crackdown on Gypsies

Thousands protest crackdown on Gypsies

There are 8 comments on the KXAN-TV Austin story from Sep 4, 2010, titled Thousands protest crackdown on Gypsies. In it, KXAN-TV Austin reports that:

Thousands of people marched in Paris and around France on Saturday to protest expulsions of Gypsies and other new security measures adopted by President Nicolas Sarkozy's government.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at KXAN-TV Austin.

Sol

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#1 Sep 4, 2010
So: it's a purge for the Romani while Le Midget lets woggies illegally go @$$-up in the streets ( http://www.topix.com/forum/world/france/TUNQF... )?
ronan

Bromley, UK

#2 Sep 4, 2010
Sol wrote:
So: it's a purge for the Romani while Le Midget lets woggies illegally go @$$-up in the streets ( http://www.topix.com/forum/world/france/TUNQF... )?
The Romani gypsies are technically illegal immigrants and are treated as such.
The muslims worshipping in the streets are not: most are French citizen.

Sol

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#3 Sep 4, 2010
ronan wrote:
The muslims worshipping in the streets are not: most are French citizen.
Yet, the law is being broken and the government refuses to DO anything about it.

"Most", huh? So then, there is a quantity in the country illegally? Then Le Midget should also be trapping THEM while he's persecuting the Romani.
ronan

Bromley, UK

#4 Sep 4, 2010
Sol wrote:
<quoted text>Yet, the law is being broken and the government refuses to DO anything about it.
"Most", huh? So then, there is a quantity in the country illegally? Then Le Midget should also be trapping THEM while he's persecuting the Romani.
I don't know who you are and where you post from, but laws aren't sctrictly enforced in many countries, mostly immigration laws that require lots of manpower, and whose methods end up being criticised anyway.

France is certainly not alone having an immigration problem; we have it here in UK too, the US has a massive immigration problem, so has Scandinavia now, etc...

I don't know why you single out Sarkozy for that problem; he gets criticised for anything he does, by the French for doing too much or not enough, and by outsiders too.

I don't know why you focus on Muslim worshipers either. You have a problem with them?
Apart from obstructing the streets, they don't do anything violent or dangerous, to my knowledge.

But there is a trace of thefs, children exploitation and criminal damage that follow the gypsies.

Sol

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#5 Sep 4, 2010
ronan wrote:
I don't know who you are and where you post from, but laws aren't sctrictly enforced in many countries, mostly immigration laws that require lots of manpower, and whose methods end up being criticised anyway.
Laws are laws - whether they're easy to enforce, or hard - to create laws and then completely IGNORE them is NOT the sign of a rational society.
France is certainly not alone having an immigration problem; we have it here in UK too, the US has a massive immigration problem, so has Scandinavia now, etc...
There are differences between 'immigration','welfare immigration','illegal immigration', and 'militant immigration'.
I don't know why you single out Sarkozy for that problem; he gets criticised for anything he does, by the French for doing too much or not enough, and by outsiders too.
"Enforcing the laws" means something entirely different to you, doesn't it?
I don't know why you focus on Muslim worshipers either. You have a problem with them?
Apart from obstructing the streets, they don't do anything violent or dangerous, to my knowledge.
But there is a trace of thefs, children exploitation and criminal damage that follow the gypsies.
Fine then - let's hope YOU'RE in such a situation some time where the streets are illegally blocked, the government won't do anything to stop them, and YOU have a sudden need for an ambulance or the fire brigade but THEY can't get-through for fear of running over a lot of those fine "nonviolent" worshipers - who know they WON'T get run-over, so they just sit there for general piss-off.

Have a look at shariah law sometime - between it and their koran they feel they can do about all they want because they think their version of god says it's okay. AND, unfortunately, societies and governments are pretty much bending over backwards for them - at the cost of the rights and expectations of their citizens.
ronan

Bromley, UK

#6 Sep 5, 2010
Sol wrote:
<quoted text>
Laws are laws - whether they're easy to enforce, or hard - to create laws and then completely IGNORE them is NOT the sign of a rational society.
<quoted text>There are differences between 'immigration','welfare immigration','illegal immigration', and 'militant immigration'.
<quoted text>"Enforcing the laws" means something entirely different to you, doesn't it?
<quoted text>Fine then - let's hope YOU'RE in such a situation some time where the streets are illegally blocked, the government won't do anything to stop them, and YOU have a sudden need for an ambulance or the fire brigade but THEY can't get-through for fear of running over a lot of those fine "nonviolent" worshipers - who know they WON'T get run-over, so they just sit there for general piss-off.
Have a look at shariah law sometime - between it and their koran they feel they can do about all they want because they think their version of god says it's okay. AND, unfortunately, societies and governments are pretty much bending over backwards for them - at the cost of the rights and expectations of their citizens.
Criticising seems easy for you.

Maybe you should run for office, taste the limitation of power, and see how you enforce laws.

I keep hearing and reading a lot of inflamed comments about immigration, Muslims, extremists, law breakers and so on, and how it should be dealt with.

Often from people who judge from afar, but are not in the thick of the problem. When you have to apply more substility to steer your way in the middle of public expectation, maintain law and order without alienating a large part of the population, it's a different ball game.

Even Sarkozy who promised so much, cannot tackle the immigration problem the way he say he would. Have you seen the demonstations against his 'gypsies policy'? Many were French protesting against the forced repatriation; can you believe it?

The same would happen if there was crackdown on Muslims in Paris. The French don't want their countries turned into a police state and their police into the Gestapo. That may upset people like you, but it's their country after all.

So, maybe that as an alternative, letting the Arabs 'occupy' the streets to pray in that part of Paris is the lesser of 2 evils, if other parts of the country are left untouched by it.

You still haven't told us where you live, so that we can check how your own country deals with such issues.

Sol

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#7 Sep 5, 2010
You're not worth the conversation anymore, anonymous poster.
I'm now clicking 'remove' on this thread.
ronan

Bromley, UK

#8 Sep 5, 2010
Sol wrote:
You're not worth the conversation anymore, anonymous poster.
I'm now clicking 'remove' on this thread.
Ha, you can't stand contradiction, it seems.

Who is anomymous? You with hidden location.

You refuse to say from which country you post, or what's you background.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Rhone-Alpes, France Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Photo book captures essence of ski culture in C... (May '16) May '16 Alan Jones 1
News OAKVILLE- Kerry Colborne will serve another yea... (Oct '15) Oct '15 Bev 1
News French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu... (Aug '15) Aug '15 Religious Zellotr... 1
News On This Day: Jean-Francois Champollion Announce... (Feb '15) Feb '15 zubair 1
News MSU Chef Wins Trip to France with Seafood Stew (Nov '14) Nov '14 wacejacke 1
News Uber Boss 'Regrets' Idea To Smear Journalists (Nov '14) Nov '14 benedict123 1
News Zodiac Trio bringing - Music of a Silenced Nati... (Oct '14) Oct '14 melomanne 1
More from around the web