A march against the “Islamization of the West” spearheaded by Pegida (Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the West).
They will continue to be portrayed by the media as racists and neo-Nazis.
But they are not.
They are ordinary Germans.
Real Germans. You know, Germans with an actual ancestry in the land going back many generations.
It was the ninth week in a row that Pegida had taken its protest on to the city’s streets in the eastern German state of Saxony.
Its first march, advertised on Facebook and other social media, attracted just 200 supporters. By last week the figure had risen to 10,000. By Monday night it had grown to an estimated 15,000…
Almost two-thirds of Germans, according to a poll for news magazine Spiegel by the TNS institute, believe that Angela Merkel’s government is not doing enough to address concerns about immigration and asylum seekers, and 34% think Germany is enduring a process of “Islamisation”.