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In December, Time named Angela Merkel its Person of the Year for 2015.
The accolade was given to the German chancellor for her decision to throw open Germany's borders, and welcome any and all Syrian refugees.
Over a million have taken her up on the offer so far and another million are expected.
But in the final hours of 2015, when Germans took to the streets to ring in the New Year, some of these asylum seekers thanked their German hosts by forming mobs and sexually assaulting German women and girls.