How Cologne assaults stunned authorities and media - EUobserver

Cologne, 2 January 2016. Germany is struggling to interpret the assaults on women on New Year's Eve (Photo: Nicole Hundertmark). By Peter Teffer. Brussels, 8. Jan 2016, 11:11. “I am Syrian, you must treat me kindly! Mrs Merkel has invited me.” This ...and more »

18 Asylum Seekers Are Tied to Attacks on Women in Germany - New York Times

The police in Cologne, Germany, announced on Friday the arrest of two North African men in connection with multiple assaults on women around the city's main train station on New Year's Eve. By REUTERS on Publish Date January 11, 2016. Photo by ...and more »

Sex attacks row forces Merkel to defend her policies from racism - The Conversation UK

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Cologne migrant attacks: German press reaction -

The police handling of the attacks on women in Cologne on New Year's Eve continues to face withering condemnation in the German media. Criticism was particularly fierce in the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, a daily paper with the largest circulation in the region.and more »

Germany's Post-Cologne Hysteria - New York Times

Berlin — ON New Year's Eve, hundreds of men gathered in the plaza at the main train station in Cologne, Germany, groping and robbing scores of women as they passed by. By the end of this week the police had received 170 complaints, including 120 ...and more »

Let's not shy away from asking hard questions about the Cologne attacks - The Guardian

'No wonder liberals would do anything to avoid fanning these flames, since we see in this righteous indignation a racist old trope about barbarians at the gates.' Illustration by Ben Jennings. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...and more »

Immigrants Aren't Responsible for Rape Culture in Germany - VICE

The infamous New Year's sexual assaults at Cologne's central train station were committed by men who looked "Arab" or "North African," according to witnesses, but violence against women doesn't have a skin color. This article originally appeared on ...and more »

Merkel promises firm action after 'intolerable' Cologne assaults - Reuters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a joint news conference with Romania's Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos (not pictured) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, January 7, 2016. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke. 1/2. left. right. A TV satellite uplink ...and more »

Cologne attacks: Merkel proposes tougher migrant laws - BBC News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has proposed changes to make it easier to deport asylum-seekers who commit crimes, after the New Year's Eve sex attacks on women in Cologne. The attacks, which victims say were carried out by men of North African and ...and more »

People Are Furious At This German Mayor For Suggesting Women Have To Prevent Their Sexual Assaults -

On New Year's Eve in Germany, groups of up to 1,000 men roved around in the cities of Cologne and Hamburg allegedly groping, robbing and sexually assaulting more than 100 women. Now, the mayor of one city is telling women it's up to them to take ...and more »