Looking on, Bernd Rolf, father of one of the singers, said he had told his son about the fireworks attacks but not the rest.
Evelin (24) was with her friends before Cologne Cathedral at the same time.
In Colognes historic town hall on Wednesday, mayor Henriette Reker struggled to maintain a facade of normality during the traditional reception for the Sternsinger children from the nearby cathedral choir dressed as wise men who collect for charity.
It was the first such conviction from the incidents in Cologne on New Years Eve, when hundreds of women told police they had been groped, attacked and robbed by mobs of men outside the central train station.The District Court of Cologne gave a 20-year-old Iraqi and a 26-year-old Algerian a one-year suspended sentence each in a ruling that came just hours after the parliament in Berlin unanimously toughened sex crime laws.Now, after more than 70 years in dormancy, this fragrance is available in limited quantities, so you too can add a bit of French glamour to your personality.Reporting by Joseph Nasr; Editing by Richard Balmforth.Under the new rules, all forms of non-consensual sexual contact will be punishable, regardless of the circumstances.Police officers filled Cologne station on Wednesday, many still shocked by what they had seen: weeping, panicked women they had to pull from the crowd telling horrific tales of their breasts and hair being grabbed.As a young man, while vacationing in the French Riviera, John.Only after social media outrage reached fever pitch, and women came forward to tell their horrific stories, did police break their silence.The new law seeks to reassure a public shaken by the attacks in Cologne and elsewhere, which were largely blamed on migrants.Eye-witnesses say the tension began to build from 9pm when a crowd of young, drinking men assembled on the square, swelling to about 1,000 people by 11pm.At about midnight on New Years Eve Katia (28) had to push through a group of men gathered near the station with her friends.In nearby Düsseldorf alone the gang has more than 2,000 members, according to a government report, half of whom are from Morocco and are long-time German residents, though authorities fear new members are being recruited from asylum homes.It added that the Iraqi was found guilty of kissing one of the victims dpd essex telefoonnummer and licking her on her face against her will.As Cologne locals struggle to understand the shocking New Years Eve attacks, the so-called Lügenpresse lying press has become an easy target).For days they faced a dilemma of how to report on the attacks and the perpetrators responsibly without confirming the criminal foreigner cliches pushed by far-right groups anxious to turn public opinion against asylum-seekers.The court said the two men along with a group of 10 to 15 other men separated two victims from one another.Tell everyone you meet why it is important to help those less well off than yourselves, Ms Reker told the children.
Earlier, the German parliament unanimously approved a new law making any form of non-consensual sexual contact a crime.
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All 601 lawmakers participating in the debate voted in favor of the new measures.