Protesters in Dresden
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Thousands join Dresden anti-Islamisation rally

Thousands of protesters have gathered in Dresden for an anti-Islamisation rally called in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

It came despite calls from senior German politicians for marchers to stay at home.

Justice Minister Heiko Maas had appealed for people not to attend the Pegida organisation's rally.

Elsewhere across Germany, tens of thousands of people joined anti-Pegida rallies.

The BBC's Jenny Hill reports.

  • 12 Jan 2015
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