Raped German Politician Lied About Attackers’ Nationality To ‘Stop Racism’

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A left-wing German politician has admitted she lied to police about the nationality of three men who raped her in case it triggered racism against migrants in her country. Selin Gören, who is a spokeswoman for the left-wing youth movement Solid, was attacked in the city of Mannheim in January while working as a refugee activist. She was ambushed in a play area late at night and forced to perform a sex act on her attackers. Although she went straight to the police after the attack, she did not report the ethnicity of the men, nor that they were speaking Arabic or Farsi. Instead, she said the men spoke German and robbed her. However, after her initial interview she went back to the police 12 hours later and told the truth. She told the latest edition of Germany’s Spiegel magazine that, after the reaction to the Cologne sex attacks, she did not want to create “more hatred against migrants in Germany”. She also wrote an open letter to a fictional migrant on Facebook, saying: “I am really sorry that your sexist and line-crossing treatment of me could help fuel aggressive racism. “I’m going to scream… I will not stand by