New footage has emerged of alleged attacks on hundreds of women outside Cologne train station on New Year's Eve.
Shaky video captures the voice of a woman in a crowd shouting "You are not allowed to touch me, you must not touch me" in German, as people become pressed against each other.
It is unclear whether she is talking to police officers at the scene or assaulters, but more than 467 counts of crimes of a sexual nature ranging from insults to rape were made after the incident in January.
Another voice opens the footage with "Oh my god", followed by a man's voice saying: "There's an emergency here at the train station."
The city's police, dressed in riot gear with neck and head protectors, appear to stand on guard in one part of the footage.
Another shot shows police with their arms around members of the crowd in an attempt to hold them back.
A total of 1,075 criminal complaints were filed by people at the scene - the majority being theft - in an incident which led to accusations German police and politicians had tried to prevent the media learning of the incidents.
German far-right groups have since appeared to capitalise on increased feelings of mistrust towards refugees, using the attacks to stage mass anti-immigration marches through Europe.
Yet only three of 58 attackers arrested so far were new refugees of Syrian or Iraqi descent, with the majority being Algerian and Moroccan who have been residents in Germany for some time.
An Algerian man charged with a sex attack had the case dismissed by a judge on Friday.
Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, recently arranged for thousands of apprenticeships to be set up in industry to get new arrivals without transferrable professions into jobs.
Register for free to continue reading
Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism
By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists
Already have an account? sign in
Join our new commenting forum
Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies