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Pegida rally in Dresden triggers rival protests across Germany

  • An estimated 25,000 people took part in an anti-Islamisation march on Tuesday, January 13, in Germany’s Dresden city following the terror attacks in France, according to media reports.

    The rally was organized by Pegida, a far right group that has held many such protests in the past few months.

    Simultaneously, several anti-Pegida rallies were held across Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has spoken out against Pegida, said she would participate in a protest that is being organized in Berlin by Muslim groups.

     

    Tagged as: anti-Islamisation, Germany, Dresden, terror attacks, France, Pegida, Angela Merkel, world news