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Germany: Police clash with counter-protesters during LEGIDA march02:14

Germany: Police clash with counter-protesters during LEGIDA march

Germany, Leipzig
September 22, 2017 at 07:40 GMT -00:00 · Published

On the sidelines of a march led by the anti-immigration street movement LEGIDA, anti-racism counter-protesters scuffled with police in Leipzig, on Thursday.

Under the slogan of "Together for Germany", LEGIDA demonstrators took to the streets, some waving German national flags while others flew Alternative for Germany (AFD) banners. Scores of ''No-LEGIDA'' heckled the marchers, attempting to block the demonstration and unfurling a banner reading "Refugees Welcome."

Later a contingent of counter-protesters group scuffled with the police.

Germany: Police clash with counter-protesters during LEGIDA march02:14
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On the sidelines of a march led by the anti-immigration street movement LEGIDA, anti-racism counter-protesters scuffled with police in Leipzig, on Thursday.

Under the slogan of "Together for Germany", LEGIDA demonstrators took to the streets, some waving German national flags while others flew Alternative for Germany (AFD) banners. Scores of ''No-LEGIDA'' heckled the marchers, attempting to block the demonstration and unfurling a banner reading "Refugees Welcome."

Later a contingent of counter-protesters group scuffled with the police.

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