The high rate of sexual attacks in Germany lately has been a thing of concern. And this has been attributed to refugees and immigrants. To express her anger and displeasure, this artist did the needful The artist staged a naked protest following the disturbing Cologne sex attacks. On New Year’s Eve hundreds of women were mugged or sexually assaulted and two raped near Cologne’s main station.
In response to the assaults, Swiss artist Milo Moire removed her clothes to stand in front of the city’s iconic cathedral. She held a placard which read: ‘Respect us! We are not fair game even when naked.’ Talking about the peaceful protest later, she said: ‘What happened on New Year’s Eve… I can’t understand. Why didn’t the police react? ‘Women don’t feel safe at the moment,’ metro.co.uk reports.
Police chief Wolfgang Albers, 60, has been removed from his post following more than 100 women filing criminal complaints of sexual assault, robbery and rape. Witnesses have claimed that the attacks appeared to be co-ordinated by perpetrators of ‘Arab or North African origin’, which has led many to criticise Germany’s so-called open door policy on welcoming refugees.