Hundreds of people protested in the Polish city of Poznan on Sunday against terrorism and racism, in one of the first such demonstrations called by Muslim leaders in the overwhelmingly Catholic country.

Around 300 demonstrators gathered in the centre of the western city carrying banners reading "Muslims against terrorism" and "Stop racism".

Poland, where 90 percent of the 38 million population is Catholic, is estimated to have around 15,000 to 25,000 Muslims.

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