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Germany: NPD march in Berlin countered by hundreds of left-wing activists02:32

Germany: NPD march in Berlin countered by hundreds of left-wing activists

Germany, Berlin
November 2, 2015 at 10:46 GMT +00:00 · Published

Several hundred supporters of the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) marched through Schoeneweide in Berlin, Monday. The demonstrators marched against German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policies under the slogan "the boat is full."

The NPD protesters were met by a similar number of counter-protesters from left-wing parties and activist groups, who carried placards reading "Berlin against Nazis." No clashes or unrest was reported.

Dozens of far-right protesters also gathered in the town of Rudolstadt in Thuringia earlier on Sunday. The demonstration was organised by the right-wing 'Die Rechte' (The Right), National Democratic Party (NPD) as well as the Thugida (Thuringia against the Islamisation of the West) movement, with protesters holding signs reading "Freedom of expression instead of muzzle" and "Merkel has to go.

Germany: NPD march in Berlin countered by hundreds of left-wing activists02:32
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Several hundred supporters of the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) marched through Schoeneweide in Berlin, Monday. The demonstrators marched against German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policies under the slogan "the boat is full."

The NPD protesters were met by a similar number of counter-protesters from left-wing parties and activist groups, who carried placards reading "Berlin against Nazis." No clashes or unrest was reported.

Dozens of far-right protesters also gathered in the town of Rudolstadt in Thuringia earlier on Sunday. The demonstration was organised by the right-wing 'Die Rechte' (The Right), National Democratic Party (NPD) as well as the Thugida (Thuringia against the Islamisation of the West) movement, with protesters holding signs reading "Freedom of expression instead of muzzle" and "Merkel has to go.

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