Skip to Content

Hotel Grande Westin, Berlin. Google streetview

Judge’s offer causes bewilderment at Berlin gang rape trial

The offer of a judge at the Berlin Regional Court caused outrage on Wednesday. The background is a lawsuit concerning the gang rape of a defenceless 17 year old and the production of underaged pornographic material "that reflect an actual event".

Published: May 14, 2021, 10:55 am

    Read more

    According to the Berliner Zeitung (BZ) the judge has offered the five defendants a suspended sentence in the event of a confession.

    In October 2019, according to the newspaper, a party was held in a luxury suite in the Hotel Westin Grand in Berlin. The men born in Germany with African roots (Nigeria, Togo, Cameroon, Sierra Leone) are said to have raped a 17-year-old very drunk girl.

    The men between the ages of 20 and 21 filmed themselves, according to the prosecution. The recordings were secured as evidence, as was the DNA material of three of the alleged perpetrators.

    In the case of confessions, suspended sentences may be possible, without the threat of jail, according to the judge. The defendants have all refused and therefore, the traumatized victim will have to testify soon.

    The videos of the rape were played on a big screen in the court room. The girl is seen lying there as if in a coma. A friend had left the girl alone at the time and pounded in vain with her fists on the closed door while her friend was being raped inside. The friend then ran to the hotel reception and the police was alerted.

    The friend of the raped girl was called as a witness. According to the BZ , the friend – fearing for her life – would initially not attend the proceedings. For that reason she had faced a fine of 150 euros or six days in prison. Due to the threat, she appeared only on the next day of the trial for which judgment has been reserved for July 2.

    The alleged crime scene was not a dark corner in a suburban ghetto, but a suite in the Berlin luxury hotel at the corner of Friedrichstrasse, in the city centre. And the suspects come from well-to-do families. The BZ described them as follows: “Five men from the African community in the dock. All born in Germany, all from good families. Million A. (20) is German-Nigerian. Oluwatobi Az. (20) German Sierra Leone. Jermaine G. (20) German-Togoer. Tita N. (21) German-Cameroonian. Jermaine Az. (20) does not have a second nationality.”

    Although the newspaper chose to include “German” in their description of the Africans, many Germans would disagree.

    In addition to the group of perpetrators and the scene of the crime, other circumstances are unusual. The rape was filmed and the recordings were presented to the court. And there was a witness, a friend of the victim. However, she was apparently intimidated to such an extent that she had to be brought to the court escorted by police because she did not want to appear voluntarily.

    Apparently none of the parties involved became a better person due to the wide range of financial options available to them even though pro-immigration advocates often argue that the high crime rate of their protégés is a result of “social disadvantage”.

    Except for the BZ, no German newspaper, let alone television or radio, has reported on this scandal so far.

    The deputy party chairman of the AfD, Beatrix von Storch, reacted with disbelief to the judge’s offer. “And then we wonder if they don’t take our legal system seriously?”

    Consider donating to support our work

    Help us to produce more articles like this. FreeWestMedia is depending on donations from our readers to keep going. With your help, we expose the mainstream fake news agenda.

    Keep ​your language polite​. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in​,​ for example​, ​Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.

    If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violation​s​ of​ any​ law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.

    If your comments are subject to preview ​by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.

    We reserve the right to del​ete​ comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.


    German PEI greenlights Pfizer citing insufficient data after myocarditis reports

    BerlinThe new report by the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI) states that there is still "no clear picture" between cases of myocardial inflammation and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccinations. Mainly young men are affected. Notably, myocarditis can trigger a life-threatening arrhythmia or lead to cardiac arrest.

    AfD inquiry into refugee policy making waves in Hong Kong

    BerlinAn inquiry from the Eurosceptic AfD to the German federal government regarding the "German refugee policy towards the Chinese special administrative zone Hong Kong and the granting of asylum status" has apparently caused a sensation reaching as far as Southeast Asia.

    Education and immigration are main primers for voter choices

    ParisThe economists Amory Gethin, Clara Martínez-Toledano and Thomas Piketty, who work at the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics, asked some interesting questions in a study published in early May. The three researchers collected data from several Western democracies. Immigrant voters distinguish themselves by choosing the left.

    New Austrian conservative strongman calls into question arbitrary Corona rules

    ViennaFormer Austrian Interior Minister Herbert Kickl (FPÖ) is considered the new strong man in his party, slated to take over the leadership soon. In an interview translated from ZUERST! Kickl explains how he wants to bring the FPÖ back to being the top party.

    Swede gets kicked in the head by immigrant gang but media conceals the facts

    SkövdeAt Vasaskolan in Skövde, a brutal assault occurred in May, when a student received blows and kicks to the head by seven attackers. In the local media, important facts were concealed: The abuse is part of an increasingly tense ethnic conflict between Swedish young people and immigrants from Skövde's ghetto Södra Ryd.

    Macron slapped in the face: ‘He got what he deserved’

    ParisCNews star Eric Zemmour commented on the slap received by French President Emmanuel Macron on June 8, 2021. While condemning the slap given to Macron, the journalist and columnist considered that the President of the Republic "got what he deserved" because Macron "himself has desecrated the function".

    Macron slapped in the face by royalist

    Tain-l'HermitageDamien Tarel, presumed author of the aggression against the French president, and Arthur C. were arrested by the gendarmes of the Surveillance and Intervention Platoon of the Gendarmerie (PSIG) of Valence. They were presented, according to one source, as “yellow vests”, a fact which was denied by the public prosecutor.

    Alarming number of bankruptcies due to lock-down in Germany

    BerlinAlice Weidel, the co-leader of the AfD noted the alarming number of people who have filed for personal bankruptcy since the Corona pandemic began.

    Illiteracy three times higher in France’s overseas territories

    ParisThe French National Assembly's overseas delegation published an information report on education in Guadeloupe, Martinique and Reunion. While it noted some improvements, the report mainly pointed out dysfunctional... buildings.

    Flemish activists receive prison sentences for ‘Stop Islamization’ banner

    Antwerp Four members of the conservative group Voorpost were sentenced for inciting hate and violence because of a banner announcing “Stop Islamization”. This is the latest attack on Flemish conservatives from a hostile Belgian elite ahead of the election.

    Go to archive