Re-posted from Dear Kitty. Some Blog. Anti-Nazi demonstration in Germany draws 5000.
From AFP news agency:
Sunday 30 August 2015 01.05 BST
Thousands of people took to the streets of the German city of Dresden on Saturday to send a message of welcome to refugees after a string of violent anti-migrant protests in the region.
Led by protesters holding a huge banner that read “Prevent the pogroms of tomorrow today”, the crowds marched peacefully through the eastern city under the watch of police in riot gear.
“Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here,” they chanted.
Police said 1,000 people took part in the protest, which was called by the Anti-Nazi Alliance, while organisers put the numbers at 5,000.
Dresden is the stronghold of the anti-Islam Pegida movement, whose demonstrations drew up…
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