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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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

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

PEGIDA Munich – Neonazis climb Feldherrnhalle and openly displayed Racism

As every Monday PEGIDA gathered once again on October 10th in Munich. Less then one hundred participated came together. Speeches were a mixture of openly displayed racism, confused attempts to explain that Ukrainian Church architecture is more beautiful than protestant and islamic and a relativization of Donald Trumps sexism. Furthermore a small group of neonazis was…Read more PEGIDA Munich – Neonazis climb Feldherrnhalle and openly displayed Racism

Protests against Unification Celebration in Dresden

On October 3rd the celebration of 26 years of german unity were held in Dresden. Motto of the celebration was ‚Building Bridges’. The celebration was characterized  by protests of very different types. Antifascists mobilized to remind people that nationalism and isolation, as Europe fortificates its borders against migrants, can not be a reason to hold…Read more Protests against Unification Celebration in Dresden