Islamic migrants are waging a real jihad on women in Europe – and it appears government officials are collaborating.

Public outrage is surging over reports of the mass sexual assault of German women in Cologne by Arabs and North Africans during New Year’s celebrations. And reports are coming in of attacks in other German cities, too.

According to a union official with the German police, other mass sexual assaults took place in Hamburg and Stuttgart.

German officials have reportedly been told to cover up crimes committed by migrants in order to avoid spreading panic among the population. And no arrests have been made in Cologne.

Though authorities have vowed Cologne will not be allowed to become a “lawless zone,” the city has already been identified as containing “no-go zones” for police.

Now Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, who has previously slammed “no-go zones” created by Muslim immigration to Great Britain, called the incident a “disaster” on his Twitter account.

While Trump didn’t hesitate to fault the attacks on Muslim migrants, several German government officials appear anxious to make sure migrants do not receive any of the blame. German Justice Minister Heiko Maas argued, “It doesn’t matter where someone comes from, it matters what they did and that we can prove it.”

The Green Party’s Claudia Roth warned citizens against linking the crime to migrants. And Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker seemingly blamed the victims, suggesting a “code of conduct” needs to be created for women and girls.

She also broached the idea of cultural training for migrants so they are not confused about how to treat Western women. Reker’s suggestion German women stay “one arm’s length” away from strangers has been met with mockery by Germans on social media.

Muslims gather to pray.

Muslims gather to pray.

The populist Alternative for Germany party, which opposes Merkel’s plan to bring hundreds of thousands of Muslim migrants into the nation, called the violence “unacceptable.” It also mocked Merkel’s speeches in defense of her migrant policy, with one party leader asking, “Is this the ‘cosmopolitan and colorful’ Germany that Merkel wished for?”

Coincidentally, an internal document from the left-wing Social Democratic Party revealed Wednesday shows the party wants Germany’s security services to spy on the Alternative for Germany and the anti-Islamization protest movement PEGIDA. The SPD is part of the governing coalition along with Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union.

Hundreds of women protested against the attacks on Jan. 5, and preparations are underway for a major protest by PEGIDA this weekend.

Jack Cashill, a WND columnist and author of “Scarlet Letters: The Ever-Increasing Intolerance of the Cult of Liberalism,” argues Muslim migrants may have finally gone too far even for the usually pro-migration mainstream media.

“The media mistake the Muslims in Cologne made was to attack another protected group in the multicultural rainbow, namely women,” Cashill told WND. “Even in Germany, women are not so liberal that they will suffer mass sexual assault in silence. The media will be forced to pay heed.”

Pamela Geller, also a WND columnist and internationally known activist against Islamization, charged Merkel and pro-migration German officials had essentially invited these attacks.

“German authorities have not done a thing to try to vet the migrants (which would be impossible anyway), and have not made any efforts to compel them to assimilate,” Geller told WND.

“Merkel and all Western authorities have been and still are in complete denial about Islam, both regarding its teachings of jihad and regarding its treatment of women, including the Quran’s allowance for the abduction and sexual enslavement of non-Muslim women. When Muslims then behave as they’re told to behave in the Quran, Merkel has only herself to blame.”

Conservative commentator Diana West also pins the responsibility squarely on Merkel.

“History should remember Angela Merkel as the German chancellor who imported Tahrir Square into Germany,” said West. “I don’t know how better to describe the literal and symbolic events of New Year’s Eve – which we now learn were not confined to Cologne. The official response is surreal – negation, management, investigation – all very much ‘life goes on,’ even as one city councilor has declared Cologne city center, which includes the city’s landmark cathedral, a no-go-zone for women.”

West believes German officials are quite willing to tolerate these attacks as long as they can continue to undermine the separate nation-states of the European Union.

“‘Mama’ Merkel created the conditions for these attacks by quite literally inviting hundreds of thousands of mainly Muslim men into Europe,” West said. “Her promises of a socialist paradise in Germany and elsewhere in EU are part of a new phase of the Left’s long-term attack on the nation-state.”

Geller identifies the German government’s fanatical desire to conceal and downplay crimes by migrants as an act of self-preservation for themselves, but not for their people.

“If governments spoke about immigrant crime, they would be indicting their own immigration policies,” Geller alleged. “Their silence is self-serving, short-sighted, and ultimately suicidal for their societies.”

Geller, author of “Stop the Islamization of America,” also slammed German bureaucrats for what she sees as their willingness to put the image of Islam over public safety.

“It seems that everyone has decided that protecting Islam’s image is paramount, and trumps every other concern,” Geller said. “Who decided this, and why the entire leftist establishment has fallen into lockstep, remains a mystery.”

But West, who diagnosed the cultural sickness rotting Western Civilization in her book “The Death of the Grown-Up,” says the leaders of the West know exactly what they are doing.

“I believe Merkel and other world leaders suppress facts in full knowledge of them in service of their socialistic ideology,” West opined. “As the infamous NYT journalist Walter Duranty wrote, ‘you have to break eggs to make an omelet.’ This was Duranty’s appalling rationalization of the Soviet dictatorship’s forced famine policies in the Ukraine in the early 1930s. Even though Stalin’s policies killed at least as many people as Hitler’s Holocaust, Duranty denied these deaths were even taking place.

“Today, the authorities seem to have an uncannily similar outlook. I think they accept this latest stage of violence and dislocation imposed on the indigenous European populations through the introduction of a huge Muslim male population. They see it as a necessary step on their fanatical drive to forced diversity.”

And West warns European governments will use Muslim violence as an excuse to crack down on their own people.

“They won’t protect their peoples and repel the invaders, of course,” West said grimly. “Instead, the Merkels of the world will adapt to this violent and dangerous society they have created by expanding their surveillance and militaristic state powers. Only with the expanded state will society function even minimally. And along the way, the rights and status of citizens will wither away.”

West sees the willingness of Western leaders to blame their own populations for Muslim violence as a sign freedom of speech and political dissent will be repressed.

“This is no futuristic vision,” she warned. “It is already well under way.”

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