An Iraqi seeking asylum in Austria rapes a 10-year-old boy at a Vienna swimming pool, is convicted, but has his conviction overturned (because the judge bought his arguments that he thought the lad was consenting–or at least was not opposed–to the attack)?
I wouldn’t exactly call it the sound of justice, would you?
No wonder “refugees” from the Middle East and Africa are pouring into Europe in such catastrophic numbers. For them, everything is permitted there — even raping 10-year-old boys:
The attacker, identified as 20-year-old Iraqi migrant Amir A., had been treated to a trip to the Theresienbad pool [in Vienna] in December 2015 as part of the integration process. …
At the pool, Amir A. dragged the schoolboy, aged ten, into the changing rooms where he locked the door and violently sexually assaulted him, leaving him in need of urgent treatment at a local children’s hospital. The boy is still plagued by massive post-traumatic stress disorder. …
Amir A. … confessed to the rape, saying he knew it was wrong but did it anyway because it was a “sexual emergency” as he did not had sex for four months.
Initially Amir was sentenced to 6 years. But…
According to the Supreme Court, the first court should have ascertained whether the offender had thought that the victim agreed to the sexual act and whether Amir A. had the intention to act against the will of the boy.
Maybe we don’t need to worry about Islam killing off European civilization after all. Maybe moonbattery has already accomplished that, and Islam is only burying the body.
Hamburg teenagers walk free after gang-rape conviction
A group of teens in the northern German city of Hamburg were handed suspended sentences despite video evidence of their crimes. The presiding judge said the perpetrators appeared ‘repentant.’
In the wake of the news that a group of teenagers were unlikely to see any real punishment for gang-raping a 14-year-old girl and leaving her for dead, citizens of the German city of Hamburg called for new rules regarding violent crime committed by minors. On Monday, an online petition calling for the teens to see jail time had garnered some 21,000 signatures.
“The sexual self-determination and integrity of a woman must have more weight than any concern for the perpetrators,” [of sexual crimes,] says the petition.
According to an update on the Change.org petition, state prosecutors in Hamburg have said they will explore a way to make sure that the teens are punished despite laws that make it difficult for minors to be prosecuted and sentenced to detention.
However, the authorities have made it clear that they came to this decision on their own, and were not swayed by such petitions, Spiegel Online reported.
Assaulted and left for dead
The case in question relates to an incident that occurred in Hamburg this past February. Four youths sexually assaulted a drunk 14-year-old girl and left her for dead outside in freezing temperatures while a fifth teenager filmed the crime, during which time he shouted out instructions like a film director.
On Thursday, a judge handed down suspended sentences to the underage perpetrators. Only one defendant, who is 21, will see jail time of four years. The relatives of the defendants jumped and shouted with joy in the court as the sentences were read. The state of Hamburg has said it plans to appeal the sentencing.
The judge admitted that “the penalties may seem mild to the public,” but that the teens had all made confessions, appeared repentant and been judged to no longer present a danger to society.
Due to German laws protecting the victims of crimes, little is known about the situation of the victim other than the fact that she managed to survive being left alone outside in the ice-cold conditions of a Hamburg winter.
The rights of children versus the rights of victims
The conflict between respecting the rights of children as too young to grasp the consequences of their actions, and holding violent criminals accountable, has been thrust into the spotlight in Germany several times over the past months.
In late September, a 12-year-old boy in the western town of Euskirchen was nearly beaten to death by a group of classmates. Authorities announced they were opening an investigation into attempted murder despite the fact that no one under 14 can be charged with a crime in Germany.
Laws prosecuting perpetrators for sexual crimes in Germany have also come under fire after the string of assaults committed in the city of Cologne on New Year’s Eve. Although some revisions to the law have been pushed through, it remains difficult to prosecute sexual offenses.
The 14 year old girl was left do die in the cold after being raped and filmed.
The mild sentences and focus on rehabilitation used to work when the society of Europe was civil. Now that regressive culture is spilling over is it time to come down harder on criminals?