“Big Rise in German Attacks on Migrant Homes in 2015,” from the BBC:
The German government says there have been almost 500 attacks on homes intended for asylum seekers this year – three times more than in 2014.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere called such violence “shameful”. Two-thirds of the attacks were carried out by locals who had no previous criminal record, he said.
Germany expects to host at least 800,000 asylum seekers this year.
Bavaria’s leaders have demanded that Berlin restrict the numbers arriving…