‘Die Rechte’ Rallies in Leipzig- Thousands Join Counter-protest

On March 18th a little more than one year after heavy riots erupted in Leipzig-Connewitz, Neo-nazis once again gathered to hold a demonstration close to the alternative district of the Saxon city. Even less participated in the far-right rally. Thousands followed calls by different political groups and joined counter-protest. Protest mostly stayed peaceful. Eighteen counter-protestors…Read more ‘Die Rechte’ Rallies in Leipzig- Thousands Join Counter-protest

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Deportation to Afghanistan from Munich – Protestors Gather at Munich Airport

Today the so far third deportation flight from Germany to Afghanistan was held. Between fifty to sixty people According to officials and press reports 18 men, together with police forces, were put on a charter plane of Meridiana. The plane left the spot at the airfield approximately at 9.30 PM. The procedure was conducted under exclusion of…Read more Deportation to Afghanistan from Munich – Protestors Gather at Munich Airport

PEGIDA Munich’s 2nd Anniversary

On Monday January 16th PEGIDA gathered on Marienplatz in Munich for the racist group's second anniversary. Antifascists gathered on Odeonsplatz to hold a counter-demonstration. At least 500 participated in the loud rally. Arriving at Rindermarkt, close to Marienplatz where the PEGIDA rally was held, a flare was lit. Participating in the racist PEGIDA rally with the…Read more PEGIDA Munich’s 2nd Anniversary

PEGIDA Munich Joins ‘Patriotic Forces’ with Neonazi Parties

PEGIDA Munich gathers once again on Odeonsplatz. Approximately 70 participated in the far-right rally. With the date of PEGIDA Munich's second birthday approaching the movement has once more shown its far-right neonazi believes. Karl-Heinz Statzberger, 'Der III. Weg' and Karl Richter, 'BIA' held speeches. Flyers of the neonazi party 'III. Weg' were thrown.   On the…Read more PEGIDA Munich Joins ‘Patriotic Forces’ with Neonazi Parties

PEGIDA Munich marches – Neonazis mock victims of November progroms

Two days before the historical anniversary of the November pogroms and the attempted Hitler-coup PEGIDA Munich rallys in front of the historically charged Feldherrnhalle in Munich. Neonazis show up with a transparent stating ‚We are the people‘ and hold up sparkles. This is a clear reference to the pogroms where synagogues were lit. This is…Read more PEGIDA Munich marches – Neonazis mock victims of November progroms

Eviction of Hunger Strike Refugee Camp at Sendlinger Tor in Munich

After one month of protest camp, a protest march to Nuremberg and five days of hunger strike refugees announced to start a dry hunger strike on Saturday November 5th. After several activists collapsing due to weakness, the city of Munich decided to evict the protestors at Sendlinger Tor. The refugees tried to draw attention to…Read more Eviction of Hunger Strike Refugee Camp at Sendlinger Tor in Munich

PEGIDA Munich – Defamation, Constraint of Freedom of Press and Lukas Bals as Moderator

Just as every Monday PEGIDA Munich gathered once again on September 31st. Only a little less then 70 had come to listen to talks by Heinz Meyer, Lukas Bals and Dan Eising. The route up and down Lindwurmstrasse was quite unspectacular - speeches held were deeply racist and slandering. Defamation At the beginning of the…Read more PEGIDA Munich – Defamation, Constraint of Freedom of Press and Lukas Bals as Moderator