Germany: #PEGIDA cancels a demonstration after Muslims make terrorist threats

The German anti-Islam movement Pegida Sunday announced the cancellation of its next weekly demonstration Monday in Dresden, relying on its Facebook page “security reasons” after a death threat from the Islamic state group against the organizers.


Dear friends, unfortunately we have to cancel our 13th meeting for security reasons.

According to police, there is a specific threat against a member of the organization team. As would be expected in an attack with other victims and we use it as a great all responsibility for the safety of participants guarantee, see you after consultation with the State Security and the Landespolize idirektion forced to do so.

It is a serious break in speech and freedom of demonstration, if it is possible terrorist forces to overturn our constitutionally guaranteed right but your safety comes first.