VIDEO TV reporter is sexually assaulted by a man at Cologne carnival amid scores of attacks

ByPamela Geller on February 5, 2016
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The Daily Mail blocks out the attacker’s face — protecting the identity of the savage. That is a metaphor for the media’s reportage of the migrant crisis.

If this is going on in front of the cameras, imagine the goings-on behind them.

TV reporter is sexually assaulted live on air as she reports on how migrant New Year rapes are overshadowing the Cologne carnival – which saw 22 sex attacks last night alone

RTBF journalist Esmeralda Labye was reporting from the Cologne carnival
While live on air, a man sexually assaulted her by grabbing her breast
Police are looking for two men, wanted in connection with the attack
Police have confirmed that there were 18 reported cases of sexual assault and 181 people arrested at the carnival

By Tom Wyke for MailOnline, February 5, 2016:

A Belgian journalist has spoken about the horrific moment she was sexually assaulted by a man live on television.

Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française (RTBF) journalist Esmeralda Labye was reporting from the Cologne carnival when a man of European appearance grabbed her breast.

‘At first they were just making faces behind me. Then a hand landed on my breast. I was shocked,’ she said, according to The Local.

The attack on the reporter comes as Belgian police revealed that 22 sexual assaults were reported last night on the first evening of the carnival.181 people were arrested at the carnival.

Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française (RTBF) journalist Esmeralda Labye was reporting from the Cologne carnival when she was attacked. MailOnline is not alleging or claiming that anyone who is pictured in this photograph is responsible for this attack

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TV reporter is sexually assaulted live on air as she reports on how migrant New Year rapes are overshadowing the Cologne carnival – which saw 22 sex attacks last night alone

RTBF journalist Esmeralda Labye was reporting from the Cologne carnival
While live on air, a man sexually assaulted her by grabbing her breast
Police are looking for two men, wanted in connection with the attack
Police have confirmed that there were 18 reported cases of sexual assault and 181 people arrested at the carnival

By Tom Wyke for MailOnline

Published: 07:57 EST, 5 February 2016 | Updated: 11:06 EST, 5 February 2016

A Belgian journalist has spoken about the horrific moment she was sexually assaulted by a man live on television.

Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française (RTBF) journalist Esmeralda Labye was reporting from the Cologne carnival when a man of European appearance grabbed her breast.

‘At first they were just making faces behind me. Then a hand landed on my breast. I was shocked,’ she said, according to The Local.

The attack on the reporter comes as Belgian police revealed that 22 sexual assaults were reported last night on the first evening of the carnival.181 people were arrested at the carnival.
Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française (RTBF) journalist Esmeralda Labye was reporting from the Cologne carnival when she was attacked. MailOnline is not alleging or claiming that anyone who is pictured in this photograph is responsible for this attack
Police are looking for two men, wanted in connection with the attack and for making rude gestures to the camera while Ms Labye was reporting. MailOnline is not alleging or claiming that anyone who is pictured in this photograph is responsible for this attack
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Police are looking for two men, wanted in connection with the attack and for making rude gestures to the camera while Ms Labye was reporting. MailOnline is not alleging or claiming that anyone who is pictured in this photograph is responsible for this attack

The shocking incident took place in the Alter Markt district of town. Video footage has emerged showing the moment of the attack.

Police are looking for two men, wanted in connection with the attack and for making rude gestures to the camera while Ms Labye was reporting.

‘My piece to camera was chaotic, people showing middle fingers, a man who was having fun miming a sex act behind me and above all the hand placed on my breast,’ Ms Labye said.

There was also 143 reported cases of bodily harm and 30 robberies, according to the report.

Fears over the security at the festival prompted police to double the number of officers on patrol to more than 2,000 in an effort to reassure the public.

The move came after an unprecedented series of robberies and sexual assaults mostly targeting women on New Year’s eve.

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Fears over the security at the festival prompted police to double the number of officers on patrol to more than 2,000 in an effort to reassure the public

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Despite the increased police presence at the festival, 81 people were arrested at the carnival

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Police say the attacks were mostly carried out by foreigners, fueling debate in Germany about the country’s ability to cope with the huge number of migrants that have arrived over the past year.

Still, some revelers said the city felt emptier than in previous years, though the wet weather could have been to blame.

The New Year’s assaults sparked a nationwide uproar, the removal of Cologne’s police chief and a heated debate about integration at a time when Germany has seen huge numbers of refugees come into the country. Almost 1.1 million asylum-seekers arrived in Germany last year and most of the attackers in Cologne were described as being of Arab or North African origin.

Cologne prosecutors say they have received 1,037 criminal complaints over the New Year’s events, including 446 allegations of sexual assault, three of them rape.

Criminal proceedings have begun against 50 individuals, of whom 11 are in custody, said Cologne prosecutor Ulrich Bremer. Most of the suspects are from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, he said. Several are asylum-seekers.

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  • Toby1

    — WARNING —

    STASI PROPAGANDA CREATED TO TRIVIALIZE THE SERIOUS ASSAULTS THAT TOOK PLACE ON NEW YEARS EVE AND CREATE IMPRESSION THAT GERMAN MEN ARE JUST AS BAD.

    THAT DOES NOT COMPARE TO THIS:

    https://youtu.be/KKu6Y7FtgF4

    • Mr Paul Middleton

      Well done Toby1. That every Muslim is happy to abduct and assault her just shows what we already knew – that jihad and sharia, where infidel women are legitimate targets – are NORMAL ISLAM.

    • Slim_Strontem

      Why does anyone need an AR-15?

    • Herman Van Keer

      I just cannot watch this. My blood boils… after seeing these barbaric males…
      How ‘brave’ they are: a whole gang of testosterone bombs attacking a single women…

      I learned a new word: “taharrush”

      “Cultural enrichment” has brought us a new word: Taharrush. Remember it well, because we are going to have to deal with it a lot. Taharrush
      is the Arabic word for the phenomenon whereby women are encircled by
      groups of men and sexually harassed, assaulted, groped, raped. After the
      Cologne taharrush on New Year’s Eve, many German women bought pepper spray. Who can blame them?

      A culture that has a specific word for sexual assaults of women by
      groups of men is a danger to all women. The existence of the word
      indicates that the phenomenon is widespread. Frau Merkel, Prime Minister
      Rutte and all the other open-door politicians could and should have
      known this.

  • Mixa.

    ★★★★▂▃▅▇█▓▒░ Europa is a bastion of idiocy. ░▒▓█▇▅▃▂ ★★★★★

    https://youtu.be/WAeyOp_INUI

    • fulham2014

      Look with attention and you will find a couple of Brit hipsters among the “peaceful” refugees in this video.

      • roger

        Yes, the lefties are in there among them as usual, this enrages me, I hope that every jack one of these socialist stirrers have to face trial one day.

        • If they don’t have the living FREE gift of God by faith alone in Jesus Christ before the last heart beat, then hell is the judgment.

      • Mixa.

        If anyone can save us from total destruction and idiocy it is Russia.

        https://youtu.be/RNDziG4_tu4?list=PLx3rka76NWipRUaE65fE66411U6XxKCIr

        • The only hope.
          Sergei Kordakov Persecutor of Christians USSR
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wzv3-hcoOGI

        • Mamat Mamat

          Beautiful rain of fire.
          The evil jihadists must thank Russia for sending them to Allah so they can gang rape the promised 72 virgins.

        • joc22

          Long live Russia, at least they know what is going on., Putin is an A..Hole but he don’t take crap

          • IzlamIsTyranny

            I like Putin a lot more than the resident creep in the Presidential Palace in the District of Criminals.

          • Herman Van Keer

            Or his ‘brother’ in ottawa!

          • Herman Van Keer

            I don’t know either if we can trust Putin, but our ‘leaders’ are worse… and you cannot trust them for sure.

          • joc22

            I hear ya Bro, none of the political elite, here or abroad are honest and upstanding people. When I was in Brasil a couple of years ago I ask a couple of local guys at a bar about the sentiment around their politicians, (election time when I was there). Simply put that they trust prisoners more than the governing elite. Enough said

        • 762x51FMJ

          Alas, alack, allah’s NOT listening!!

      • wilypagan

        Hipsters really creep me out. They seem so snarky, angry and unwashed. If only there could be a preppy revival.

      • joe1429

        This is happening now all over the eu… people a being attacked in their own houses… sometimes repeadly, if the women live alone. I have heard bloggers say that houses in these villages have been constant home invasions , and robberies and rapes..and police do nothing

        • Patricia

          The whole sha-bang reminds me of the Twilight Zone or Outer Limits, except, of course, it’s NOT entertaining AND it isn’t non-fiction.

    • LaineeTheCat Wallace

      This is so frightening.

    • Mamat Mamat

      If I were the fat European guy, the first target I would punch in the face is the fuck1ng woman in glasses. She must be a libtard who think that defending oneself is racist.

    • joe1429

      He should have used the gun, but would have prob been arrested by the pc police

  • Dusty Koellhoffer
  • Nelson

    Round this scum up and put them back where they came from !!!

    • DanTriplett

      This is so sad and infuriating. I’m a US airline pilot. My airline has a hub in Cologne, and I’ve spent 200 – 300 days in that wonderful, fun, SAFE city (pre-hijrah).

      Our crew hotel is located right on the main square where all these Muslim crimes are happening. I wouldn’t go out alone at night there anymore.

      The Muslims are destroying Europe right before our very eyes, while Germany and the West do nothing. We should all be ashamed of ourselves for letting this happen.

      • IzlamIsTyranny

        I hope you’re telling your circle of friends and family what’s going on, because it’s already here in the USA, in Dearbornistan, Michigan.

        • DanTriplett

          I’m trying. Doing all I can to spread the word. I broadcast the message around the clock on Twitter.

          Libs never listen though (even my know-it-all brother).

          But we can’t give up. This is Total War for all the marbles.

          Here’s my strategy. Feel free to share, if you agree with it:

          “Total War: Extinguishing Islam from Earth” @dantriplett

          https://medium.com/@dantriplett/islamic-jihad-is-total-war-for-all-marbles-6c858098b76e

          • IzlamIsTyranny

            Thanks Mr. Triplett. Are you ex-military?
            You know what would be nice that you airline pilots could do?
            US bomber pilots used to put their names on the sides of their planes, do you think you could do the same? I’d feel a LOT more comfortable flying a plane w/your name proudly emblazoned on the side.

        • joe1429

          Yes.. there is a govt prescribed media blockout over there! Got friends in germany.. here very little about the rapeugees!

      • Herman Van Keer

        The mozlims are the problem, but what is destroying Europe or can I say the whole Western world is the media, police, religious and political leaders who wilfully import the criminals, refuse to report properly, hiding the crimes and silencing all criticism.

        If the Western world would not be so leftist indoctrinated, it would defend it’s values, it’s women and children….
        But we live in a world where the criminal gets more and better attention then the victims… (and this on all levels of society).

  • Fred

    Execute the savages. Next case.

  • PChandler

    “… a man of European appearance”—

    Of course! That’s why they’re hiding, protecting his identity, because his TOTALLY European. Keep stepping on your own narrative rakes!

  • J Butterfield

    We have let in savages thanks to gutless politicians for sure. Europe will be changed forever. No surprise though that Miss Geller edits the report to get us to believe they were immigrants, they were in fact Germans.

    “But while the New Year’s Eve assaults have been largely blamed on a mob of young migrant men, the assault on Ms Labye was carried out by Germans.

    But Ms Labye, a broadcast journalist with 20 years experience behind her, knows her attackers were German, She was keen to stress she lived in an ethnically mixed district of Brussels, and had never experienced any problems with men from immigrant backgrounds.”

  • Dr. Doomsday
  • Darrell Standing

    http://i.imgur.com/GQv5RQO.gif

    If you’ve never seen these antics before … the Stoat is doing a hypnotic dance of death … the rabbits are transfixed … we the West have been transfixed by the same type of dance !!! Please read both articles …

    PS … I edited the last few frames when I made this animated gif … it doesn’t end well for the rabbits … it won’t end well for us either if we don’t shake off the Cultural Hypnosis of Death !!! 😎

    Both of these articles are must reads …

    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/18299#.VrUQp_A8KK0

    http://www.wnd.com/2015/11/a-dance-of-death-in-the-west/

    • Don Grantham

      I will gladly support countries such as Israel that take an active role in defending themselves. All those that sit idly by while their women are raped and their culture supplanted by ideologies hostile to Western civilization… they are rabbits. Rabbits are just fresh meat.

      • Stevie Frank

        You fail to understand mass migration of third world refuse into western nations is a Jewish project which began in the mid 60s, plus Communism and cultural marxism are synonymous with Judaism http://bit.ly/1Xa9FjG See https://youtu.be/bOgkGzMdieI

        • Ichabod Crain

          That is so stupid. Tell us instead how the Jews orchestrated the attacks of 9/11… lol

        • Mamat Mamat

          If you’re not a Muslim or a leftist traitor, you’ve been duped.
          Everything is blamed on the Jews:
          -The Jews orchestrated 9/11
          -The Jews created ISIS
          -The holocaust is a myth created by the Jews
          -The Jews sank the Titanic
          -The Jews was behind the 2004 tsunami
          -The Jews was the mastermind of the backwardness of Muslim nations.
          – The Jews, the Jews, and the Jews….!
          Why don’t you suggest that Islam and the leftist scumbags were also created by the Jews?

          • Slim_Strontem

            The Jews gave him his bible.

          • joker

            You forgot to mention that the Jews did not tell about Alien visitation of earth. Only they know the others are loonies.

        • IzlamIsTyranny

          For the delusional antisemite, it’s always allah about the Jews.

        • Herman Van Keer

          The Jews started all of that, because mohamed the criminal committed a genocide against the Jews in the arab peninsula.
          [/sarcasm]

          • joker

            Basically during Mo’s time the Jews and the rest took him for a prank or a looser. That is why Mo hated the Jews because they figured him out very quickly. Mo the illiterate and basically living off his first wife had a fit, can happen in the desert. We have to blame the uncle of his first wife, a hanif in Mecca, that he was a true prophet. What he told him when he came back after his fits.

          • Herman Van Keer

            Indeed…. and the told him to shove it, in his home town of mecca. So he was the first rapefugee to Yathrib (now medina) where the Jews received him, only to learn later that he killed the men, and raped the women and sold women and children into slavery!?

            Rings a bell?
            Of course: it is called the islamic state!

          • joker

            And then the descendants of old Mo thought lets go to the tribe of Holland. where there is free money and many willing virgins.

          • IzlamIsTyranny

            MohamMAD sandbagged the Jews and they, in turn, under-estimated him.

          • IzlamIsTyranny

            I wish the Jewish tribes of Saudi Barbaria had won their war against the genocidal muslums, it would be almost as good as assassinating Adolf Hitler.

    • Patricia

      Superb analogy! The simplification of this *should not be lost on the diseased liberal/progressive brain.

      Notice the asterick on ‘should’ ;)

  • Mahou Shoujo

    What do you expect form western europeans? Civilized, decent behaviour? Don’t be absurd.

  • Darrell Standing

    http://i.imgur.com/E09pZtI.gif

    Yep … every damn one of them … and start SINKING the INVADER boats … every one of them !!! 😎

    • Don Grantham

      Notice the butt in the air and the head facing the feet… it’s almost as if they have been practicing.

  • Trevor Fortune

    May be a good thing. The compliant fifth column media might finally realise they are not immune to the scum they have been protecting, both refugees and government useful idiots.

  • Marco

    So the posters didn’t work then?

    • IzlamIsTyranny

      LOL, I think the poster campaign was in Germanistan, not Austriastan.

    • Herman Van Keer

      She forgot that hand of hers… according to finnish idiots, is what will women protect against rape.
      (our WORST enemy is not islam, but our press, police and political and religious ‘leaders’)

      VIDEO: TV-Media in Finland Teaches Women How to Protect Themselves against Being Raped

      http://pamelageller.com/2016/02/video-rape-lesson.html/

  • Miriam Brenner

    political correctness will kill Europe! stop being idiots! shoot them all ..start deporting instead of rewarding ! Muslim inbred only understand force! only using deadly force against them! deport if resist 0 shoot on a spot!

    • ljm4

      I do believe dispatching a few right there in the square might remind them their sick behavior isn’t welcome.

  • ArcticGrayling

    Muhammad’s mother was a whore.

    • joker

      That is nasty and not true. She gave birth to the great imbecile yes that is true.

  • spacearcadian

    You idiot westerners, Merkel, the european leaders, the UN have decided that mow Europe belongs to Islam and mohammad. So you must respect and obey your muslim masters

    • Doctor Who?

      No. Europeans must rebel and put the Muslims and the treasonous elite in their places.

  • roger

    “Most of the suspects are from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia”, he said – Cologne Crown prosecutor. I wonder if this prosecutor will ” leaned on” for mentioning those little facts, maybe he will be spoken to by one of Merkel’s secret police.

  • LaineeTheCat Wallace

    I didn’t see a hand on her breast. Is this the wrong video?
    If more reporters would get molested, perhaps they would get the ballz to challenge their government’s policies.

  • Generalpatern

    Reports today in UK of attacks on refugees in The Jungle,Calais, by hooded,French speaking folk, much concern,do-gooders being interviewed,but no references made to the hundreds of violent attacks on Lorry drivers,and cars carried out by the “Poor refugees” to balance things up,cant the media see that this is in response to all the attacks carried out by the “poor underpriviledged”.

  • mathewsjw

    it was leftist Agitprop, reporter repeatedly claimed was 2 Germans Not immigrants, and other reporting of the same ilk

  • BonniePrinceCharlie

    What pathetic creatures Muslim men are!!! They get sexual gratification by squeezing a woman’s breast or putting their hand up her skirt or raping a 10 year old boy.

  • Larenzo1

    They show her face but not the squatting dog molester????

    • Ichabod Crain

      It may prejudice the trial – actually helping the perp to get off on a technicality.

      • Larenzo1

        Not if he is an adult. That does not make sense. Actually even if he is a minor. The trial should be based on evidence and the judge who in this case should keep it to the finding of fact. It was a rotten thing to put the vic’s picture up but the rapist face is hidden.

        • Ichabod Crain

          You make a good point.

  • wilypagan

    Foreign men who attack women in the streets should not just be arrested and released. They should be beaten with billy clubs until they are an unrecognizable bloody mess and then put in stocks in the public square. If there is anything left of them after a week, it can be shipped back to the hellhole of origin.

    If the authorities will not protect the women of Europe, militias are necessary.

  • Rocinante44

    sadly, this is a good thing in the long run. only when the idiot media, government officials, and judges are raped and murdered by muslims will there be a chance for starting a world war against islam

  • Ann Brown

    Where is the footage of him touching her breast??

  • Slim_Strontem

    Disarm America!

  • American

    Why did they blur the perverts face?

  • Herman Van Keer

    I just love it when those libtard ‘reporters’ get a cookie of the same dough…

  • Joe Manhattaner

    This was clearly her fault ,she didn’t try to maintain the one arm length of “muslim distance” recommended by Cologne’s mayor.

  • joe1429

    A tv reporter is molested on the air, while reporting on the rape epidemic, how ironic

  • Platopus

    I don’t understand the fuzzing of the perpetrators face? Also the video seems to fail at the crucial moments… and skips past it so we don’t see the actual assault seconds