Asylum Seeker Jailed for Rape, Murder of 19-Year-Old Maria Ladenburger

FREIBURG (GERMANY) (AFP) – An asylum seeker claiming to be from Afghanistan was Thursday sentenced to life in jail in Germany for the rape and murder of a student that stoked a public backlash against a mass influx of migrants. Hussein Khavari, of uncertain age and origin, was found guilty of the deadly night-time attack on medical student Maria Ladenburger, 19, in October 2016 in the university town of Freiburg. Khavari pushed her off her bicycle as she was riding home alone from a party, then bit, choked and repeatedly raped her and left her on the bank of a river where she drowned. Presiding judge Kathrin Schenk condemned the extreme “lack of empathy” of Khavari, who was handcuffed and wearing a black hooded jumper, before reading out the verdict and sentence, which were greeted with applause in the courtroom. She handed down the maximum sentence of life in prison, which under German law means 15 years behind bars, with no chance of parole and the possibility of “security detention” afterwards if the convict is still deemed to pose a threat to society. Schenk said she saw almost no chance of rehabilitation, telling Khavari that “you would have to become an entirely

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Compassion The Basis Of Morality

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
~ Maya Angelou

“Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher

“Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.”
~ Dalai Lama

“Compassion is the basis of all morality”
~ Arthur Schopenhauer

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.”
~ George Bernard Shaw

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”
~ Mother Teresa

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle”
~ Plato

“No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give.”
~ Catherine Pulsifer

“The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.”
~ Robert Baden-Powell

“Suffering and joy teach us, if we allow them, how to make the leap of empathy, which transports us into the soul and heart of another person.”
~ Fritz William

“The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.”
~ Tenzin Gyatso

“How can you expect a man who’s warm to understand one who’s cold.”
~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn

“Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something.”
~ Proverb

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