The anti-Islam PEGIDA movement is marking 2 years in the German state of Saxony. The group coalesced on fears of the islamization of Germany. The PEGIDA protests have given rise to counter-demonstrations calling for tolerance and acceptance
Stephan Grünewald has been called the "psychologist of the nation." With a new book out, he tells DW about the concerns of Germans, unrest in Europe, Brexit and the dangers of the digitized world.
Some 10,000 people joined demonstrations in Dresden opposing a celebratory PEGIDA rally. The far-right group held its first "evening stroll" four years ago.
Saxony police have been forced to ask whether they are harboring far-right sympathizers after a TV crew was prevented from filming at a rally. It's not the first time German security forces have come under suspicion.
Did Dresden police, at the behest of far-right protesters, block reporters from doing their work? The accusations are under investigation. Journalists in Germany, it seems, are increasingly being targeted by opponents.
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