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Germany: LEGIDA take to Leipzig's streets for 2nd anniv. march02:33

Germany: LEGIDA take to Leipzig's streets for 2nd anniv. march

Germany, Leipzig
January 10, 2017 at 01:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

Over one hundred protesters gathered in front of the football stadium in Leipzig, on Monday, to celebrate the second anniversary of the founding of the Legida movement

Reportedly around 1700 counter protesters gathered to stop the protests, but clashes were prevented by a heavy police presence including several hundred police officers and helicopters.

Former Pegida leader Lutz Bachan was initially expected to attend the rally, but he was not present.

No injuries or arrests were reported.

Germany: LEGIDA take to Leipzig's streets for 2nd anniv. march02:33
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Over one hundred protesters gathered in front of the football stadium in Leipzig, on Monday, to celebrate the second anniversary of the founding of the Legida movement

Reportedly around 1700 counter protesters gathered to stop the protests, but clashes were prevented by a heavy police presence including several hundred police officers and helicopters.

Former Pegida leader Lutz Bachan was initially expected to attend the rally, but he was not present.

No injuries or arrests were reported.

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