Fears are growing in Germany of a far-Right resurgence stoked by the refugee crisis, after nearly 20,000 took to the streets of Dresden in the biggest rally by the Pegida anti-immigrant movement for months.
Martin Schulz, the German president of the European parliament, warned of the potential for “far-Right violence and brutality” while Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-Chancellor, accused Pegida’s leaders of using the “battle rhetoric” of the early Nazi party.
The charge came as one of the speakers at a massive Pegida rally in Dresden spoke of regret that “the concentration camps are out of action”.
Oddly the “concentration camp” remark was made by a German of “Turkish” origin…
A Turkish-born German author and known PEGIDA supporter Akif Pirincci is facing stern criticism after speaking at a rally. His book publisher canceled all contracts, even PEGIDA’s co-founder apologized for his comments.
MP’s of Merkel’s own government have drawn up plans to seal the borders in defiance of her suicidal “refugee” policy