Among  the new measures that will be implemented by the Germans, is a tougher stance on asylum seekers whose request for asulym have been rejected, they could be imprisoned for up to eighteen months while they await deportation.  Right now the incarceration of asylum seekers is only allowed if deportation is likely within three months -Vasilis Chronopoulos

Germany’s governing parties have set out tougher measures against potential Islamist terrorists in the wake of December’s Christmas market truck attack in Berlin.

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), met Justice Minister Heiko Maas, of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), on Tuesday to agree the plans, and the pair presented them at a press conference in the afternoon.


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