German anti-Islam group PEGIDA stages anniversary rally in Dresden



Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA movement drew thousands of supporters to Dresden city centre on Sunday to celebrate its second anniversary, though numbers were subdued compared with crowds of about 25,000 at rallies in the city in early 2015.
PEGIDA, which stands for Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West, made its mark on the political agenda with its first anti-Islam march in the eastern German city in October 2014 and then spread to other cities.
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16 October 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Reuters
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