States in Southern Germany confiscate more refugee valuables compared with Denmark, the Local Germany reported.

According to the Local, Germany has long established rules on confiscating refugees’ valuables which are stricter than those set out by the new Danish law. Matthias Höhn, chief whip for Die Linke (the Lefty Party) described the measure as “heartless.”

“Because refugees are denied legal ways into Europe, they become dependent on the dirty trade of smugglers - that means selling be...

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