More step down from top of German anti-Islam organization after leader's resignation

January 28, 2015 2:45 PM

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More step down from top of German anti-Islam organization after leader's resignation

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2015 file picture Organizers Lutz Bachmann, left, and Kathrin Oertel attend a news conference of the group 'Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West' (PEGIDA) in Dresden, Germany, The PEGIDA organization said on its Facebook site Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015 that spokeswoman Kathrin Oertel had resigned after receiving threats, while board member Thomas Tallacker had stepped down for work reasons. Organizer Bernd-Volker Lincke told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung he and two others had also resigned. Last week, PEGIDA co-founder Lutz Bachmann quit after online posts surfaced in which he used derogatory language to refer to refugees and posed looking like Adolf Hitler. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer) (The Associated Press)

BERLIN – There's more trouble at the top for a German organization protesting the perceived "Islamization" of Europe.

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