German Nationalist Leaders Travel To EU Border To ‘Hunt’ Refugees

Tatjana Festerling / screen shot from Facebook, picture shared publicly

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A regional leader within the German anti-immigration movement Pegida traveled to the European Union’s border in Bulgaria to “hunt” migrants attempting to cross in from Turkey.

Tatjana Festerling recently traveled to Bulgaria with Dutch Pegida frontman Edwin Wagensveld to “hunt” for the “Bulgarian Military Veterans Union” citizen militia. Festerling posted pictures on Facebook Friday where she calls on the “men of Europe” to join the hunt. (RELATED: ‘Migrant Hunter’ Arrested In Bulgaria For Capturing 23 Illegals)

Festerling claims about 1,000 migrants cross the border illegally each day, but admitted she didn’t spot any during her first day in the woods.

“These are ice cold and calculating warriors of Islam, who come from decayed cultures and do not want the least to do with our free, decadent lifestyle, but despise it,” Festerling wrote on Facebook.

Festerling rose to fame in February when she urged people to shoot refugees who are spotted coming to Europe illegally.

“If they keep crossing the border and you cannot arrest them, shoot them,” Festerling said.

She further encouraged Germans to “take up pitchforks” against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-border policies. The comments landed her a two-weeks suspension by Pegida.

Pegida launched in 2014 and has drawn crowds of 40,000 to its rallies in Germany.

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