PEGIDA to hold anti-Islamic march in Estonia

  • 2016-01-25

German anti-Islamic group (PEGIDA) announced on January 23, 2016, it is planning further rallies in 14 European countries including Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Finland, Germany, Slovakia and Switzerland.

The events will take place on February 6, 2016. 

Tatjana Festerling of PEGIDA made the announcement following a meeting in the Czech town of Roztoky, near its capital Prague.

"The fight against islamization of Europe is our common objective," Festerling said.

The Roztoky meeting was organized by the Czech group Bloc Against Islam whose leader Martin Konvicka called Europe's policy on migrants "stupid and suicidal."

Close to 1.1 million asylum seekers flowed into Germany last year and the number keeps growing.