CAIRO — A German national of Russian origin has been sentenced in a German court to life in prison after being found guilty of stabbing a pregnant young Egyptian woman to death.
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The newspaper said the German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Guido Westerwelle welcomed the judgment, stating that "such a verdict makes it very clear that violence, racial intolerance and hatred have no place in Germany.”
In summing up, prosecutor Frank Heinrich said there was no doubt as to Wiens’ motivation for the attack. "It's clear that his motive was hatred for Muslims," Heinrich said. "Like a maniacal, cold-blooded killer, he started stabbing the woman and her husband, who was trying to protect her."