Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker (left) stands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Photo: FB, Henriette Reker)

Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker (left) stands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Photo: FB, Henriette Reker)

The cover-up of New Year’s Eve sex mobs of Arab and North African migrants in Germany continues to grow.

Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker said Wednesday that women should adopt a “code of conduct” to discourage men from committing sexual assault. Gangs of migrants went on a crime spree last Friday night, which overwhelmed police and left scores of women at their attackers’ mercy.

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The mayor suggested women keep “at arm’s length” from strangers, travel in groups, and to ask bystanders for help.

“It is important to prevent such incidents from ever happening again,” Reker said, the Independent reported Wednesday.

Reker’s comments appear to ignore the fact that victims, often traveling in groups, were systematically targeted by gangs.

“I don’t think much of the how-to-behave tips for women such as #arm’slength. It is not women who are responsible, but the perpetrators,” German Justice Minister Heiko Mass responded Wednesday on Twitter.

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“People are going to rise up or they’re going to succumb” said Geller, WND’s Woman of the Year.

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Cologne’s police department received more than 100 criminal complaints since last Friday. Similar attacks happened in Duesseldorf, Hamburg and Stuttgart, CNN reported Wednesday.

“We were at the cathedral and from there walked to the Ludwig Museum and passed down to the Rhine. There were suddenly 20 to 30 men who surrounded us, and more and more came,” an 18-year-old victim named Michelle told N-TV on Wednesday.

“It was scary. Mainly because a nobody helped. I feel so dirty, so used,” an 18-year-old identified under the pseudonym Annika said, Bild reported Wednesday.

A German sex-assault victim told Radio Television Lëtzebuerg that police in Cologne were overwhelmed on New Year's Eve and could not help everyone who needed protection from gangs of African and Arabic men.

A German sex-assault victim told Radio Television Lëtzebuerg that police in Cologne were overwhelmed on New Year’s Eve and could not help everyone who needed protection from gangs of migrants.

Four days of silence at the national level made the ordeal worse for victims. Outrage over the media blackout prompted German public broadcaster ZDF to apologize on Wednesday, Breitbart London reported.

“The news situation was clear enough. It was a mistake of the 7 p.m. ‘Heute’ (Today) show not to at least report the incidents,” Elmar Thevessen, deputy chief editor, wrote on the shows Facebook page.

Bild accused German media seven days ago of ignoring stories that make Chancellor Angela Merkel look bad. Merkel ushered in 1.1 million migrants from the Middle East and North Africa in 2015.

The aftermath of the New Year’s Eve attacks convinced a reporter for Huffington Post Deutschland that a cover-up was attempted.

“The media’s handling of this issue is a slap in the face for every victim,” Anabel Schunke said Monday, WND reported. She added that television stations declined to give descriptions of suspects.

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A civilian investigator close to Cologne’s investigations of the attacks said “nothing will happen” to most suspects because “the judiciary is lax and uses legal tricks in order to drag out asylum procedures.”

Cologne Chief of Police Wolfgang Albers told Der Express on Sunday that five suspects have been arrested.

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