German police arrest Iraqi rape suspect, leaders warn against backlash

Flowers and a heart-shaped personal note are fixed on a tree on December 5, 2016 in Freiburg, southwestern Germany, near the river Dreisam, where a young woman was killed. The German government pleaded for calm after the arrest of a teenage Afghan asylum seeker for the alleged rape and murder of the German student in Freiburg triggered fresh criticism of the country's liberal refugee policy. / AFP / dpa / Patrick Seeger





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