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Germany: Antifa and Pegida demonstrators face off in Dresden march02:26

Germany: Antifa and Pegida demonstrators face off in Dresden march

Germany, Dresden
August 1, 2016 at 21:59 GMT -00:00 · Published

Around 100 Antifa activists protested at a Pegida demonstration in Dresden, Monday. At least 8 groups lined up along the marching route of Pegida, holding up banners and chanting to show their disagreement with the Islamophobic, anti-refugee movement.

Between 1500 and 2000 citizens took part in the Pegida demonstration, which marched through Dresden before gathering in front of Dresden’s famous Frauenkirche, where far-right political activist Michael Stuerzenberger gave a speech in which he called Islam a "martial ideology."

Police presence kept both sides apart and no incidents were reported.

Germany: Antifa and Pegida demonstrators face off in Dresden march02:26
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Around 100 Antifa activists protested at a Pegida demonstration in Dresden, Monday. At least 8 groups lined up along the marching route of Pegida, holding up banners and chanting to show their disagreement with the Islamophobic, anti-refugee movement.

Between 1500 and 2000 citizens took part in the Pegida demonstration, which marched through Dresden before gathering in front of Dresden’s famous Frauenkirche, where far-right political activist Michael Stuerzenberger gave a speech in which he called Islam a "martial ideology."

Police presence kept both sides apart and no incidents were reported.

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