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Germany: See Cologne march against 'Islamisation of Europe'01:28

Germany: See Cologne march against 'Islamisation of Europe'

Germany, Cologne
January 5, 2015 at 01:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

Some 800 protesters gathered for the latest 'KOGIDA' demonstration in Berlin on Monday. 'KOGIDA' is the Cologne arm of the anti-'Islamisation' and anti-refugee PEDIGA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the West) movement.

Head of KOGIDA Sebastian Nobile led a group sing-a-long of 'Die Gedanken sind frei' (Thoughts are free); a German song about freedom of thought. City landmark, Cologne Cathedral, switched off its lights as a sign of opposition to the protest.

The first PEGIDA protest took place in October in Dresden. Since then the movement has grown from a few hundred protesters to sparking protests nationwide.

Germany: See Cologne march against 'Islamisation of Europe'01:28
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Some 800 protesters gathered for the latest 'KOGIDA' demonstration in Berlin on Monday. 'KOGIDA' is the Cologne arm of the anti-'Islamisation' and anti-refugee PEDIGA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the West) movement.

Head of KOGIDA Sebastian Nobile led a group sing-a-long of 'Die Gedanken sind frei' (Thoughts are free); a German song about freedom of thought. City landmark, Cologne Cathedral, switched off its lights as a sign of opposition to the protest.

The first PEGIDA protest took place in October in Dresden. Since then the movement has grown from a few hundred protesters to sparking protests nationwide.

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