Screenshot - One of the rapist during the trial in Vienna.


Eight Iraqi asylum seekers in Austria have been sentenced to prison by the Austrain court for gang raping a 28-year-old German female tourist for about year ago during 2015/2016 New Year’s celebrations i Vienna.

The 8 migrants that came to Austria in 2015 as asylum seekers, and are all members of the same famliy in the age between 22 and 48 years, brutally raped the woman in a way, which by the court was described as an "abuse of a defenseless person and rape in a very humiliating and agonizing way for the victim”, the Austrian news paper Kronen Zeitung reports.

The woman came to Vienna to celebrate with her friend, but got lost during the celebrations in the city and met with the men, who took advantage of her when she was drunk.

They took her to an apartment and assaulted the her for several hours. The brutal sexual attack left the woman in need of medical and psychological treatment and has not yet got over it according to her lawyer.