Tensions rise in Germany as refugee centres targeted by 45 arson attacks in just 5 months

Germany3-670262MORE than 40 arson attacks have been carried out at refugee centres in Germany this year as tensions between migrants and German citizens increase Holger Munch, the president of Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office, known as Bundeskriminalamt or BKA, revealed 45 fires have been started at centres that house refugees in less than five months. He said the fires were mostly started by men, and 80 per cent of the arsonists lived close to the refugee centres they attacked, indicating a rising resentment of the hundreds of thousands of migrants setting in the country. Mr Munch confirmed police have also seen an increase in verbal violence and online hate crimes against refugees since the start of the escalating migrant crisis. Read Article