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Merkel Tells Germans: Be Grateful You Have Free Speech

Angela Merkel warned Germans should not take freedom for granted, in a speech aimed at countering a rising tide of populism on Friday night. Speaking at a party conference in Saarlouis, the chancellor called on Germans to show respect for

Lutz Bachmann, co-founder of Germany's xenophobic and anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the Occident) attends a rally on September 26, 2016 in Dresden. / AFP / dpa / Arno Burgi / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read ARNO BURGI/AFP/Getty Images)

PEGIDA’s Bachmann Salutes America, Invites AfD Leader Petry To Speak

Founder of the anti-Islamisation PEGIDA movement Lutz Bachmann has invited anti-mass migration Alternative for Germany (AfD) leader Frauke Petry to speak at one of the movement’s weekly rallies. Mr. Bachmann has also praised the election of President-elect Donald J. Trump

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Anti-Islamisation PEGIDA Founder Banned By Home City

The founder of counter-Islamistation strolling movement PEGIDA, Lutz Bachmann, has been handed a five-year protest ban by the city of Dresden, but the order will do nothing to control the marches which have gathered tens of thousands of supporters.

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PEGIDA Founder Flees Germany Due To Persecution

Lutz Bachmann, founder of the anti-Islamisation PEGIDA movement, has confirmed that he has moved to the Canary Islands to escape persecution from the German government.

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Europeans In Exodus To Russian Facebook to Avoid Censorship

Germans who are critical of Islam and mass migration are fleeing to the site VK, known as the Russian Facebook to avoid censorship of their remarks and possible raids on their homes. Free speech in Germany has come under fire

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Pegida Founder Announces Launch of Political Party

The founder of Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West (Pegida) in Germany has launched a new political party, the Freiheitlich Direktdemokratische Volkspartei (FDDV), which translates as the Liberal Direct Democratic People’s Party.

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PICTURES: PEGIDA Walk In Rotherham Passes Off Peacefully

The UK’s third official PEGIDA walk through Rotherham, a town terrorised by Muslim rape gangs for a decade, has passed off peacefully with no reported disturbances. Around 150 demonstrators from the anti-Islamisation group walked quietly from Rotherham train station to

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AfD MP and Islamic Scholar Comes out in Support of PEGIDA Leader

An Alternative for Germany (AfD) MP is the first elected member of the party to speak at a PEGIDA rally, and commended PEGIDA leader Lutz Bachmann. AfD member of the parliament for Saxony-Anhalt Hans-Thomas Tillschneider has made history for the party

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PEGIDA Founder Bachmann Found Guilty Of Sedition

A Dresden court has found Patriotic Europeans Against The Islamisation of the West (PEGIDA) founder Lutz Bachmann guilty of hate speech against migrants and sentenced him to a €9,600 fine. The trial of Lutz Bachmann has come to an end.

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Head Of Anti-Islam PEGIDA Germany Due In Court For ‘Hate Speech’

DRESDEN (GERMANY) (AFP) – The founder of Germany’s xenophobic and anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement will appear in court Tuesday on hate speech charges for branding refugees “cattle” and “scum” on social media. Lutz Bachmann, founder of the far-right “Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation

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Tommy Robinson Walks Free From Court, Judge Slams Police Persecution

Tommy Robinson has had a charge of battery dismissed in court. He said the judge questioned the police’s motives for pursuing the case against him when they did. “My case has been dismissed. Even the judge made comments about the police’s motive

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Tommy Robinson Supporters Crowdfund £24,000 For Legal Defence

Tommy Robinson has thanked his supporters for donating £24,000 so he can get “one of the best legal representatives” for his up-and-coming court case. “I had accepted the reality that I was going back to jail”, he said in a

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EXCLUSIVE: German Ambassador Provokes Outrage After Comparing Surging AfD Party To Neo-Nazis

Germany’s Ambassador to Canada has caused outrage after comparing the increasingly popular Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) party with neo-Nazis, while admitting most migrants aren’t refugees. Ambassador Werner Wnendt was speaking at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna, British Columbia last Thursday where he

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“Black Nazi” Satire Film: Deport PEGIDA Leader

New German satirical film “Black Nazi” calls for the deportation of PEGIDA founder Lutz Bachmann and is panned by critics as “moral blackmail.” Mondays in Dresden have become well known for the weekly PEGIDA demonstrations often led by founder Lutz

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Every Member State Should Have An EU Referendum, Urges AfD MEP

Leading members of the anti-mass migration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party have expressed envy at Britain’s upcoming European Union (EU) referendum, confirming they want “every Member State” to have one. AfD Deputy Chairman Beatrix von Storch MEP was one of

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Six Arrested Outside Court During Geert Wilders Trial

The Netherlands branch of the Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West (PEGIDA) has turned out in support of Dutch campaigner Geert Wilders as he is tried under hate-crime laws for anti mass migration comments made two years ago.

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PEGIDA Leader Summoned To Court On Hate Speech Charges

The founder of Germany’s xenophobic and anti-Islam group PEGIDA has been summoned to court on hate speech charges for describing refugees as “cattle” and “scum”, a court in Dresden said. Lutz Bachmann, 43, was charged with inciting hatred in October