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Refugees put up a resistance to the Putzplan

A plastering plan that “refugees” living in an asylum abode in Waiblingen in Baden-Württemberg should adhere to for the purpose of their own hygiene, met with immense opposition among the predominantly male populace.

Dating back to August last year, “refugees” can be employed in cleaning the accommodation they occupy. This applies to the tidying up of the communal environments as well. Caritas is in charge of an asylum-seeker institution in Waiblingen in Baden-Württemberg, which is presently occupied by 60 men from Iran, Syria, Pakistan, the Gambia, Sri Lanka, Cameroon, Iraq, and Algeria.

Then a cleaning plan was initiated for the residents, who should warrant that the previously mentioned residents clean their showers, toilets, and rooms themselves. As reported by Winnender Zeitung, this project was greeted with a lot of resistance. Even after threats of penalties like the decrease in pocket money, those searching for protection vehemently refused to carry out any cleaning duties.

Aside the rejection of the male asylum seekers that seems to be an issue, drug trafficking, and violence were also problems, therefore Caritas, after assuming responsibility for the accommodation, needed to employ two security men who watched over the home at all times. The drug trade appears to function without any problems but cleaning up one’s own dirt certainly doesn’t.

Additionally, some weeks ago a fence was put up around the accommodation, although volunteers were quick to criticise this measure. Different excuses were cooked up for the existing lack of cleanliness as well as for the continuous violent acts. A responsible social personnel admitted to the fact that the situation was misjudged.

Green volunteers wanted asylum seekers to convey food to the fifth floor

The Green Refugee Commissioner Miriam Koch (Green) was committed as well to looking for volunteers through her Facebook user page alongside the Johannitern around the middle of the last year. Their job was to take the food meant for asylum seekers twice on a daily basis to the fifth floor at the evasion quarters. The advent of the evasion quarters came about following the decision of a “guardian” to put fire to the former accommodation due to the fact that there had been constant fighting as regard religious rules on food in the Muslim month of fasting.