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December 21, 2016

‘German people are right to be worried’ Merkel’s migrant open-door condemned on Sky

Douglas Murray
Henry Jackson Society

Originally published by Daily Express

The German Chancellor has faced a barrage of criticism in the days since the – where a truck was driven into a crowded Christmas market, killing 12.

In recent months Mrs Merkel and her senior staff have admitted they underestimated the effect of the vast influx of asylum seekers into .

Douglas Murray, associate director of the Henry Jackson Society think tank, was highly critical of Mrs Merkel and the naivety of her decision.

He mentioned previous attacks carried out in Germany by asylum seekers over the summer as well as the recent rape and murder of an EU official’s daughter by an Afghan migrant.

“This is a massive political issue for because it was her who decided to let so many people into Germany in one year when they were utterly unveiled,” Murray told Sky News.

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Douglas Murray

About Douglas Murray

A bestselling author and award-winning political commentator, he previously founded the Centre for Social Cohesion, which monitors extremism in Britain. Murray is the author of numerous publications including, "Victims of Intimidation: Freedom of Speech within Europe's Muslim Communities". A columnist for Standpoint magazine, he writes for a variety of other publications, including the Spectator and Wall Street Journal. Murray is an expert on Islamist extremism and UK foreign policy. He recently published a book on the Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday.

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