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Poland: Thousands attend anti-immigrant demo in Warsaw01:10

Poland: Thousands attend anti-immigrant demo in Warsaw

Poland, Warsaw
July 25, 2015 at 16:06 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of anti-immigrant activists and nationalists marched through Warsaw, Saturday, to protest against the Polish governments decision to accept 2,000 migrants from Syria and North Africa by 2017.

Protesters carried anti-immigrant banners and shouted slogans like "this is Poland and not Brussels, we don't support immigrants" and "Poland united, national. God, honour, fatherland, we are Poland".

The protest comes after the European Union agreed to relocate 40,000 refugees that are currently stranded in Italy and Greece as well as 20,000 more from outside the EU. Although the European Commission has requested Poland to take 3,600 migrants, Poland has only agreed to provide shelter for 2,000 refugees in total.

Poland: Thousands attend anti-immigrant demo in Warsaw01:10
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Thousands of anti-immigrant activists and nationalists marched through Warsaw, Saturday, to protest against the Polish governments decision to accept 2,000 migrants from Syria and North Africa by 2017.

Protesters carried anti-immigrant banners and shouted slogans like "this is Poland and not Brussels, we don't support immigrants" and "Poland united, national. God, honour, fatherland, we are Poland".

The protest comes after the European Union agreed to relocate 40,000 refugees that are currently stranded in Italy and Greece as well as 20,000 more from outside the EU. Although the European Commission has requested Poland to take 3,600 migrants, Poland has only agreed to provide shelter for 2,000 refugees in total.

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