That is a very interesting question.
Short answer: Always!
However, apparently the mainstream media in Germany has a really hard time with it!
German media isn’t alone! The Left-leaning media here in the US has for the last decade failed to report on some really horrible refugee crime stories I believe out of willful blindness—reports of refugees committing violent crime simply don’t fit their world view!
Just the word refugee is supposed to make people melt with love and be more willing to invite them in as neighbors!
Case in point!
When Esar Met, a Burmese Rohingya refugee, raped and murdered a little Christian girl in Salt Lake City, only the major paper in Utah covered the horrific details and long trial. The story never made it out of Utah.
(In 2014 Met was sentenced to life in prison, see here.)
Now here is The Local (Germany) with a hand-wringing report on the question.
Do we report the crime and fire up the xenophobes and racists? Or downplay the crime so as not to interfere with the warm and fuzzy meme about refugees that Mama Merkel and company are promoting?
When should the media report on murders by refugees?
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