Anti-PEGIDA Protests in Newcastle

Anti-PEGIDA Protests in NewcastleAnti-PEGIDA Protests in Newcastle

An estimated 2,000 people protested on Saturday in the city of Newcastle, in northeast England, as part of a counter-demonstration against a smaller march held by the British branch of Germany’s anti-Islam group PEGIDA. About 500 people attended PEGIDA’s first-ever rally in the UK compared to some 2,000 that staged a counter-demonstration, Al-Jazeera reported.