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Protests in Cologne against New Year's Eve attacks on women

Politicians squabble over how to deal with public square sex assaults

7th January, 2016
Women sexually assaulted in public outside Cologne Cathedral. Pic: Pixabay

Around 150 people gathered in front of Cologne's cathedral yesterday evening to protest against the New Year's Eve violence against women in the city.

The North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) interior minister has said that three suspects have been identified in connection with the New Year's Eve sex assaults on women in Cologne.

About 90 women reported being robbed, threatened or sexually molested outside the city's cathedral by men of Arab or North African origin.

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