The Cologne police reported 22 cases of sexual harassment of local residents by migrants from Arab countries in North Africa and the Middle East that occurred in the city last Thursday — the first night, a traditional street carnival. On Friday, 5 February 2016, the BBC reports.
According to police, the number of attacks on the first night of the carnival was higher than at last year’s event.
One suspect was arrested after a woman was attacked and raped while returning home.
The city had beefed up security after sexual assaults on New year’s eve. More than 2,500 police officers will guard the order during the annual week-long carnival, which attracts up to 1.5 million visitors.
The main effect is on the so-called «mad Monday» (it. Rosenmontag) — Monday before the beginning of lent (this year — February 8). In the Rhineland is an official holiday, but many Wake up much earlier than in working life. Many hours before the procession, the participants dressed up going to is blocked for this occasion the streets of the southern city (it. Südstadt).
For his involvement in the new year rioting charges already filed 21 migrants, 8 of them taken into custody. The majority of suspects charged in the theft of personal valuables (cell phones, purses, jewelry, and other things) German women and girls, which they wanted «to know».
Sexual violence is suspected, only 26-year-old refugee from Algeria, who is not named. The man is detained in a refugee camp in the town of Kerpen, located near Cologne.
According to media reports, on the night of 1 January Kanskogo station, migrant men also fired into the sky from a firearm and intentionally tried to hit the Germans pyrotechnics. These episodes are also being investigated.
We will remind, on the night of December 31 to January 1, 2016 during the celebration of St. Sylvester (ger. Silvesternacht), as they call New Year in Europe, on the forecourt of Cologne next to the world famous Gothic Cathedral, Arab men groups of 20 people staged a so-called «rape Game» or «TA Harus» (taHarrush): up to 10 people tighten bystander in a circle where the use of force arrange group abuse; the rest are a distraction and form of external defense from passers-by and police.
The police received more than 600 women who reported rapes and brutal beatings. Excesses arranged in the order of 1 000 men, recently arrived from countries where their religion is Islam.
In response, Germany began mass street demonstrations by opponents of ‘multiculturalism’, a series of attacks on Muslims.
As emphasized by the Minister of Finance of Germany Wolfgang schäuble, atrocities happened because of the unwillingness of the police to such a situation. Henceforth, he said, in such cases, use of Federal armed forces «Bundeswehr».
Cologne carnival history repeats itself happy New year: German women again reported the rape and domoganiyami 05.02.2016