PEGIDA Munich March 6th – Spraypainted Swastika & Thirteen Arrests

On March 6th the Munich branch of the racist PEGIDA movement gathered for a rally on Karlsplatz, Status in the city-center of Munich. Only 40 participants had come to join the protest. PEGIDA Munich has already shown in the past that they have no problem with confessing neo-nazis amongst them. A swastika was freshly spray-painted…Read more PEGIDA Munich March 6th – Spraypainted Swastika & Thirteen Arrests

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Stonewall against Refugees – Residents Force City of Munich

More then one year ago the city of Munich presented itself to the world as a harbor for stranded refugees. Angela Merkel asked Hungarian and Austrian politicians to let through asylum seekers desperately looking forward to a better future. Those who fled were warmly welcomed by Munich citizens. One year later though in November Munich…Read more Stonewall against Refugees – Residents Force City of Munich

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 marches & deposits wreath

Yesterday - once again - the Munich branch of the racist PEGIDA movement marched. In the beginning a politician of the AfD mobilized for a demonstration this Saturday in Geretsried against migrants. Also Heinz Meyer PEGIDA-Munich leader explained how a 75 year old lady according to him tried to destroy the pa system last week,…Read more PEGIDA Munich marches & deposits wreath

One year PEGIDA Munich – look back and prospect

Almost one year ago the Munich branch of the racist PEGIDA movement - at that time called BAGIDA - marched for the first time. From the first rallies on, neo-nazis and hooligans were amongst the crowd and repeatedly threatened counter-nazi activists and journalists. One year of PEGIDA is a look back on weekly racists marches through…Read more One year PEGIDA Munich – look back and prospect

New refugee arrivals on Tuesday – picture-update refugee crisis Munich

On Tuesday I witnessed even more refugees arriving in Munich. I published a story on Demotix related to this. Some impressions you hopefully enjoy: If you like my pictures and for newest information regarding the refugee situation in Munich and more information about events I document - follow me on Twitter: @24mmjournalism

PEGIDA Munich – Convicted Neonazi escorted from demonstration site

After not visiting PEGIDA-München for a week due to my absence for work, I tortured myself this Monday once again. After the situation started escalating during the last weeks - stones and bottles where thrown - convicted neonazi terrorist were able to conduct attacks on counter demonstrants- Police forces were unable to keep the area around the Hauptbahnhof…Read more PEGIDA Munich – Convicted Neonazi escorted from demonstration site