Sudanese migrant kills manager of asylum reception centre in Pau
Known to the police for acts of violence, the attacker had just been denied his refugee status. He had already been in prison in France.
Published: February 20, 2021, 10:07 am
It was a terrible tragedy that took place at the Reception Centre for Asylum Seekers (CADA) in Pau, the capital of the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. At the end of the morning, on Friday, February 19, a migrant from the Isard COS reception centre in the city attacked an official of the centre with a knife, reported BFMTV. The 46-year-old father died soon after.
The motivation of the assailant, a 38-year-old Sudanese man, remains unknown for the time being. He was arrested in the wake of the murder and taken into police custody.
According to the television channel, he had just been refused his refugee status by Ofpra. He was known to the police for acts of violence and has already been in prison. In 2017, he was convicted twice for acts of violence with a weapon. “He even had problems during his detention. There was no criminal follow-up and we have come to this tragedy,” the departmental secretary of the Alliance national police union of the Pyrenees-Atlantiques Daniel Domengé told the broadcaster.
“The director wanted to receive him and unfortunately this individual attacked him and stabbed him several times, resulting in the death of this poor man who was only doing his job,” Domengé added. Arriving on the spot, the police discovered the victim “lying on the ground in his office and presenting wounds which can be likened to blows given with a knife […] mainly on the thorax,” the public prosecutor of Pau said, detailing the gruesome scene.
On Twitter, the Minister of the Interior sent his “most sincere condolences to the family of the victim and his relatives,” and announced that he would go to Pau “at the end of the afternoon to meet the staff of the association as well as elected officials”. According to information from BFMTV, an investigation was opened by the Pau prosecutor’s office and entrusted to departmental security.
A “stereotypical story”? This is the term used by a magistrate to explain why the father of the “decapitator” of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine was first refused refugee status by the French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (Ofpra), on November 19, 2010, before the National Court of Asylum (CNDA) granted him, on appeal, this international protection, on March 25, 2011. The perpetrator was able to benefit from the refugee status of his father and automatically obtained a ten-year residence permit, in March last year, when he came of age. Abdulakh Anzorov was born in Moscow on March 12, 2002, French daily Le Figaro reported, citing a similar case, describing the killer of Samuel Paty.
In front of the press, the Minister of the Interior indicated late Friday afternoon that the suspect was “a Sudanese refugee” who had arrived in 2015 on the national territory. “OFPRA had initially refused his asylum request and the CNDA, the administrative justice, had authorized his presence on the national territory.”
All rights reserved. You have permission to quote freely from the articles provided that the source (www.freewestmedia.com) is given. Photos may not be used without our consent.
Consider donating to support our work
Help us to produce more articles like this. FreeWestMedia is depending on donations from our readers to keep going. With your help, we expose the mainstream fake news agenda.
Keep your language polite. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in, for example, Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.
If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violations of any law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.
If your comments are subject to preview by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.
We reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.
The Bellingcat phenomenon: how to declare a war against free speech and be awarded for ‘advances in journalism’
At the end of March an American journalist Brenna T. Smith published a controversial article which consisted of revealing the personal data of people who took part in the storming of the US Capitol on January 6.
The actions of the White House to support its European allies during the pandemic raise questions both from political elites who are loyal to the United States and from those who represent anti-American positions.
CopenhagenPeople who immigrate to Denmark illegally and seek asylum will soon be transported 700 km away and placed in a Danish asylum centre in a Central African country.
MoscowThe developers of Sputnik V, the Russian vaccine against Covid-19, have urged health regulators to look into a University of Oxford study on the correlation between the occurrence of rare blood clotting and vaccines currently injected on a mass scale globally.
BerlinAccording to media reports, the member states of the European Union have agreed on a uniform vaccination card for travel within the Union. The EU states are therefore defining their position on the so-called "Green Passport", which should be operational by the end of June.
DresdenDr. Jan Moldenhauer is a member of the AfD state board in Saxony-Anhalt and district chairman of the AfD Magdeburg. In May 2018 he published a study entitled "Japan's policy of zero immigration - a role model for Germany?"
ParisGlobal funds for development aid reached a new high in the past year. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced in Paris on Tuesday, that public funds from donor countries rose to more than 161 billion US dollars (around 136 billion euros).
GöttingenCorona variants, against which current vaccines are less effective or no longer effective at all, can also arise in Germany, according to researchers. This is particularly possible with the virus spreading in a third wave, according to Stefan Pöhlmann and Markus Hoffmann from the Leibniz Institute for Primate Research in Göttingen.
According to a study, the absence of dark-skinned goalkeepers in the Bundesliga is due to racial discrimination not talent. The reason why individual clubs do not employ black goalkeepers, could be a coincidence, explained integration researcher Tina Nobis from Humboldt University in Berlin. "That there isn't a single black goalkeeper in the Bundesliga, means it's not a coincidence."
StrasbourgIt is the first time that the European Court of Human Rights has dealt with the issue of compulsory vaccination. According to the ECHR, the mandatory vaccinations are in the "best interests" of society. According to experts, the judgment could play a role in the enforcement of Covid vaccinations.