Björn Höcke is a German politician for the right-wing-populist party Alternative for Germany (AfD).
So far about 120 women in Köln and 50 in Hamburg have gone to the police and told about what happened.
All the time there has been talk about 1000 to 1500 drunks and aggresive men.
From the beginning is looks like the top people in Köln did not tell the truth about what was going on. And to mention that a person is from another culture is not PC and if you do you might be looked upon as a racist.
These things took place also in a small city Kalmar in Sweden.
It also happened in Finland.
Der Spiegel is a high level weekly magzine. More to the left than to the right and often read regularly by "intellectual" more left and liberal well educated people.