Algerian man to go on trial over NYE sexual assault in Cologne
As Seen In - The Guardian

Algerian man to go on trial over NYE sexual assault in Cologne

Trial is first sexual assault case connected with apparently coordinated attacks on women in the city on New Year’s Eve

An Algerian man is to go on trial in Cologne on Friday charged with sexually assaulting and stealing from a woman at the city’s main railway station on New Year’s Eve.

It is the first sexual assault case connected with the apparently coordinated New Year’s Eve attacks, which created a storm of media outrage in Germany in January.

Related: ‘I’ve never experienced anything like that’: Cologne in deep shock over attacks

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