Germany's anti-Islam Pegida movement and right-wing groups are planning to hold "mass demonstrations against Islamization" in several European cities on February 6th, including the Austrian city of Graz organizers say.

Other demonstrations are planned in Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Estonia and Finland, with organisers saying that they expect "tens of thousands of participants" to come out in force.

Marek Cernoch, from the Czech right-wing Dawn party, said at a meeting of demo organizers near Prague over the weekend that Graz would be one of the locations. He added that he expected people to come out in force to protest against German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European leaders' "failed policies" on refugees.

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