#ausnahmslosWe reproduce here an appeal, issued by many German and International women as reaction on the sexually attacks occured at New Year's Eve:

On the night of New Year’s Eve, numerous women were sexually attacked in public spaces in Cologne and other German cities.. These crimes demand thorough and comprehensive investigations. The prevailing impunity regarding crimes of sexualised violence must end.

We demand that the survivors receive the best possible care and support. We are in solidarity with those who have experienced sexualised violence and harassment.

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As feminists specialised on a variety of issues, we have been campaigning for gender equality, a fair and open society, and against sexism and sexualised violence...

The German Communist Party formed a strong block in the demonstration. Foto: RedGlobe

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