Student Beaten in Dormitory for Christian Faith in Berlin

Country: Germany
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
Tags: Hate Crime

February 08, 2015: According to the police, a 24-year-old student was first verbally insulted and then severely beaten by two attackers on his way to his student dormitory, solely "because of his Christian faith." During the assault, the offenders put a knife to the student’s throat. Security staff intervened, but the two perpetrators escaped by car.

After the incident, the student was taken to the hospital with various facial bruises and cuts on his hand. The police are investigating.


Source: BZ-Berlin and ShortNews