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An anniversary party planned in eastern Germany Sunday is expected to generate counter protests and a massive police presence, as the anti-migrant Pegida organization is behind the event.

Pegida has made a splash on the German political scene since its members first marched two years ago in the eastern city of Dresden, spawning similar groups in other cities.

The marches are marked by the members' aversion to the spread of Muslim culture, worries that the political status quo is not working for them, and suspicions that mainstream media is not accurately reporting their arguments.


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