Saturday, 26. July 2014
03. 11. 11. - 17:00
The brutal gang rape of a British woman by five Afghan refugees has sparked a massive protest against illegal immigrants in a Serbian spa town.
The 38-year-old woman - who bravely managed to film the attack on her mobile phone - was repeatedly raped after befriending a group of Afghan men in a park in Banja Koviljaca.
Despite handing the video footage to police, only one alleged attacker - identified by police only as Abdurashid D., 25 - has been arrested.
Now local mothers have told police they are boycotting local schools from next week (nov 7) unless they clear out a local refugee centre containing more than 2,500 illegal immigrants which was built to hold just 120.
"These people are always hanging around the parks and streets during the day causing trouble," said one mum.
"They have no respect for us, no respect for women and we want them gone because they have no right to be here.
"My daughter isn't going to school again while four refugee rapists are still on the streets," she added.
The British victim had travelled to Serbia after striking up a Facebook friendship with a man who told her he lived in a town called Lozinca.
When she couldn't find him, the woman flew on to the spa resort Banja Koviljaca where she began chatting to three Afghan men in a local park.
But when they invited her for a drink at a local hotel, they met up with two other men and she was dragged behind the building and raped repeatedly.
Her harrowing phone video footage of the attack - which was handed to the police - is said by local media to show the faces of three of her attackers clearly.
Police said that Abdurashid D. has admitted sex with the woman, but claims it was consensual, although he was unable to explain medical evidence showing injuries suffered by the woman.
The rape occurred last week (27 Oct), but police only revealed the details after the woman had returned to the UK on Monday.
The case has shocked locals in the region, which is the most popular spa resort in the country and regarded as one of the mainstays of Serbia's tourism business.
Teen Dying Of Cancer Killed At Charity Event After Ride In Porsche Goes Wrong
The family of a sick boy who was offered a trip in a high-performance Porsche because he was dying of cancer is suing the charity after the Porsche he was travelling in crashed head-on into oncoming traffic.
Japanese Pervert Planned Natascha Kampusch Style Kidnap
A Japanese man inspired by Austrian pervert Wolfgang Priklopil kidnapped a 10-year-old girl and kept her in a purpose-built cellar where he planned to train her to become the perfect wife.
German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.
Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.
Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.
Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.
Sausage Surprise As Giant Wurst Is Pinched
Austrian police are hunting crooks who broke open a market stall and stole a 1.5 metre sausage worth over 2,000 EUR in the picture postcard village of St Michael in the region of Lungau.
Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation.
Priests Furious After Porn Films Shot In Local Parish Church
A furious Austrian Catholic priest has complained to police after discovering a local woman had apparently been using his church as a studio to make porn films.
Two metre snake sends woman motorist fleeing
An Austrian motorist got a shock after noticing something hanging down from under her car – and realising it was a huge two metre snake that had ended up curled around the engine.
The most popular stories –
last 7 days
|Michael Schumacher Family In Talks With Micro Chip Docs|
|Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond|
|Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party|
|Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes|
|German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid|
Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.
Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.