Belgian far-right plan PEGIDA marches

‘Last roll of the dice for Vlaams Belang’ say anti-racism campaigners

The extreme-right Belgian party, Vlaams Belang has decided to emulate the PEGIDA marches that have divided Germany, by holding their own in Antwerp.

Their chairman, Tom Van Grieken asked anyone who “wants to safeguard European civilisation” to join.

There is a newly formed organisation, PEGIDA Vlaanderen fronted by anti-Islamic author Wim van Rooy behind the marches.

Sajjad Karim MEP (ECR, UK) called for solidarity in the face of such protests, "It is disappointing that th...

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