Germany: Berlin offers women's 'safe zone' at NYE celebrations

Footage captured on Sunday follows Berlin's «safe zone» for women at the Brandenburg Gate's New Year’s celebration. Organisers have implemented new security measures at the Brandenburg Gate this year in response to concerns about sexual assault. Spokesperson for the event Anja Marx described the party as «probably one of the safest places in Berlin». Despite her assurances to the contrary... Еще, our team spoke to two victims of sexual harassment. The German Red Cross has set up two tents to provide support to victims of sexual assault and harassment. Paramedic David Josuttis confirmed that there were medical professionals trained to deal with people suffering from the psychological effects of an attack. Two years ago in Cologne, more than 400 women reported being robbed and sexually assaulted by men of mainly North African or Middle Eastern origin. The incident shocked Germany and fueled anxiety about the cultural integration of asylum seekers and economic migrants.

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