An anti-Islam group in the Netherlands announced plans for a march on the anniversary of a famed anti-Nazi protest.

The Feb. 25 march by Pegida is scheduled to take place in Amsterdam on the 77th anniversary of the so-called February Strike — a rare act of disobedience under the Nazi occupation called by the then illegal Dutch Communist Party. Amsterdam dockworkers went on strike in solidarity with 425 Jews arrested by the Germans and deported to Austria's Mauthausen concentration camp.

Reinier van Dantzig, who heads the liberal Democrats 66 party's faction on the Amsterdam City Council, called on the organizers to find an alternative date.

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