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Northumbria Police separating protesting groups. Photo Credit: Samantha Spowart.

Newcastle Unites counter demonstration overshadows Pegida’s first UK protest

  More than 2,000 people gathered to counter demonstrate against Pegida’s Newcastle protests. This was the first UK rally for Pegida, the German right-wing political organization, who oppose what they call the ‘Islamisation’ of the West. The counter demonstration was held by Newcastle Unites which was supported by a number of councillors, […]