In Berlin during the celebration of the New year, will establish a «safe zone» for women

In Berlin during the celebration of the New year, will establish a «safe zone» for women because of concerns about possible sexual harassment. About it reports BBC News.

Thousands of Berliners will celebrate the arrival of the new year at the Brandenburg gate. During the celebration on the square will strengthen security measures, in particular, are forbidden to carry backpacks and alcohol.

«Safety zone» will be located on the street Ebertstrasse adjacent to the Brandenburg gate. In the case that women still face harassment, they will come to the aid employees of the German red cross.

The decision was made two years after in Cologne on the night of January 1, 2016, on the station square of the city about 1000 men to form small groups, attacked the women, threatened them, and robbed and harassed in a very aggressive manner. According to German media reports, the attackers were «Arab or North African appearance.»

After the attacks the city has seen protests with the requirements of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to take the necessary measures so that perpetrators of crimes were punished.




In Berlin during the celebration of the New year, will establish a «safe zone» for women 29.12.2017

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