Pegida

German court upholds fine against Pegida founder after refugee slurs

A court on Wednesday upheld a fine against the founder of Germany's anti-Islam movement Pegida for inciting hatred against foreigners by referring to refugees as "cattle," "garbage" and a "dirty...

Thousands march for "openness" in Dresden after Pegida anniversay

Thousands of people marched in the east German city of Dresden in support of openness and tolerance on Monday, a day after anti-migrant organization Pegida celebrated its second anniversary with...

Thousands take part in anti-foreigner Pegida march in Dresden

Thousands of supporters of the anti-migrant organization Pegida gathered in the east German city of Dresden to celebrate the second anniversary of the group's founding Sunday.

Pegida founder fined by German court for inciting hatred

The founder of Germany's anti-Islam movement Pegida was fined 9,600 euros (11,066 dollars) by a Dresden court on Tuesday for inciting hatred against foreigners after he referred to refugees as "...

Germany's Pegida founder on trial for incitement against foreigners

The founder of Germany's anti-Islam movement Pegida went on trial Tuesday for inciting hatred against foreigners after he referred to refugees as "cattle," "garbage" and a "dirty bunch" on...

Munich Pegida official investigated for injuring 75-year-old woman

An official of Germany's anti-Islam Pegida movement is being investigated for injuring a 75-year-old woman in the southern city of Munich, a police spokesman said Saturday, confirming media...

Anti-Islam Pegida draws crowds on home turf, less support elsewhere

Thousands of anti-asylum protesters marched through the German city of Dresden on Saturday for the Islamophobic Pegida movement, but crowds supporting the group at other locations across Europe...

Thousands rally for and against Pegida as migrants polarize Europe

Thousands of anti-asylum protesters marched through the German city of Dresden on Saturday, the day that the Islamophobic Pegida called on supporters to rally at locations across Europe.

Thousands expected to rally across Europe for and against Pegida

The German city of Dresden was gearing up for major protests on Saturday staged by both sides of the asylum debate, as anti-migrant movement Pegida called on supporters to rally at locations...

Pegida teams up with Islamophobic, anti-foreigner groups in Europe

Germany's Islamophobic and anti-foreigner movement Pegida on Saturday met with representatives of like-minded groups from 14 European countries in the Czech city of Roztoky to plan Europe-wide...