Anti-Islam demos spread to Berlin

Calling itself “Berlin Patriots Against The Islamification of the West”, or Bärgida, organisers are calling for a crowd of several hundred to assemble outside the city hall at 6.30 pm for a march to the Brandenburg Gate.

However, that figure is likely to be dwarfed by counter-demonstrations, organised by both the city’s numerous anti-fascist activists and the capital’s Turkish community – who hope to draw up to 11,000 marchers.

Police numbers are also likely to be deployed in large numbers to keep the two factions apart…

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