Leipzig awaits 100,000 PEGIDA and counter movement demonstrators

January 21, 2015 2:37 PM

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After PEGIDA's most recent Dresden protest was cancelled following a terror threat, tens of thousands of supporters plan to take to the streets of nearby Leipzig. Counter movements have vowed to block the way.

"LEGIDA," the Leipzig offshoot of anti-Islamization movement PEGIDA expects some 30,0000 to 40,000 protesters to march through the eastern German city on Wednesday. Organizers of the demonstration, however, have said the goal is "at least 60,000." Unlike in Saxony's capital, Dresden, on Monday, no b...

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