Syrian refugees rescue women from sexual assault

A group of Syrian men rescued Caitlin Duncan from New Year’s Eve sexual assault in Cologne.
They formed a protective cordon around Duncan, a young American women, to help her through the crowd, offered to phone her boyfriend and searched for him with her when she could not remember his number.
Among the group was Hesham Ahmad Mohammad, a 32-year-old primary school teacher who fled Aleppo and was celebrating New Year’s Eve in Cologne with other Syrian friends who have recently arrived in Germany. Hesham and Caitlin became friends.