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16 Feb 2020 | 10:04 PM UTC

Germany: Far-right group plans protest in Dresden (Saxony state) February 17 /update 1

Far-right PEGIDA group is planning a protest in Dresden (Saxony state) on February 17; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

The far-right PEGIDA group has called for a protest in Dresden (Saxony state) on Monday, February 17. Participants plan to gather at 18:30 (local time) at Neumarkt

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected near the protest site. Counter demonstrations are possible.

Advice

Individuals in Dresden are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests due to the risk of violence, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.