The sex attacks in Cologne on New Year's Eve have stoked the flames of anti-refugee hatred in Germany. But many women's rights organizations say that the country's problem with rape and sexual assault goes far deeper than the refugee crisis.
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Tensions remain high in Germany as citizens struggle to comprehend the consequences of the mass attacks on New Year's Eve. Blame has fallen on the police, on migrants, and on the German government.
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After more than 100 women were attacked on New Year's Eve in Cologne, the anti-immigrant group Pegida and counter-demonstrators held rival protests.
Cologne police chief Wolfgang Albers is being put into early retirement following criticism of how his force handled a wave of sexual assaults and robberies on New Year's Eve.
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.
According to police reports, on New Year's Eve a number of men sexually assaulted and robbed multiple women on the square in front of the central train station in Cologne, Germany.
The fallout continues after a large group of men, mainly from "the Arab or North African region," carried out attacks on 90 women outside Cologne cathedral on New Year's Eve.