Saturday, February 13, 2010

Dresden forms human chain to thwart neo-Nazis...

About 10,000 anti-Nazi demonstrators formed a human chain through Dresden Saturday afternoon to block right-wing extremists gathered to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the allied bombing of the city.

They far outnumbered the 1,300 neo-Nazis who marched – a figure well below expectations and well below the 6,000 who gathered last year.

It was not clear whether the neo-Nazis, who gathered at the city’s Neust├Ądt train station, had planned to march through the old town, where the counter demonstrators had formed their chain. More...

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