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Anti-Islam Group Pegida March Through Birmingham

Saturday 6th February 2016

Anti-Islam group Pegida marched through Birmingham in their first UK demonstration. 

 

LBC's reporter Laura Barton followed the silent march, which was in protest at the 'islamification of Europe.'

There was a counter protest and a heavy police presence in place to try and keep the two groups apart.

The movement started in eastern Germany, but has spread to many countries in Europe. The march in Birmingham is one of 14 taking place simultaneously across the continent.   

Pegida's leader spoke to LBC about the march and made some controversial comments about 'barring muslims from politics.'


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