Hussein Khavari was sentenced to life in prison. Photo: AFP

German court sentences asylum seeker to life in jail for rape and murder that provoked backlash against Angela Merkel’s policy

Khavari arrived in Germany, without identity papers, in November 2015, near the peak of the refugee influx, as an unaccompanied minor claiming to be 16 or 17 years old and hailing from Afghanistan

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Hussein Khavari was sentenced to life in prison. Photo: AFP
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