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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C


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# Courts
Garda pleads not guilty to assaulting RTÉ cameraman at protest against far-right group
The incident allegedly happened at a demonstration by far-right group Pegida in Dublin in February 2016.
# Court
Garda appears in court accused of assaulting RTÉ cameraman during Pegida protest
The district court has heard the man had attended hospital and suffered bruising to his groin.
# Not happening
Dublin hotel cancels launch of new extreme right-wing party which had been planned for tomorrow
The National Party had previously released a statement announcing its launch at a renowned Dublin hotel tomorrow afternoon.
# Anti-immigrant
German anti-Islam group Pegida to launch political party
The group launched a branch in Ireland in February.
The leader of a controversial anti-Islam group is coming to Ireland
Lutz Bachmann, the founder of the right-wing Pegida organisation, will be visiting Ireland to speak here in June.
# i am immigrant
'No we are not Isis, no we don't want to kill people, and no we don't want to take over'
Adam Sabbagh speaks about a new documentary about immigration in Ireland.
Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder
“Do you deny people whose views you find repulsive the oxygen of publicity or do you engage in the hope of teasing out some of the contradictions?”
# Your Say
Poll: Should anti-Islam demonstrations be banned?
A rally in Brussels has been banned over concerns about violence – what do you think?
# Vile
Election candidate told she is a "suicide waiting to happen" after releasing anti-Pegida video
“The fact that they are also targeting my children is disgusting.”
# Protest
RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street
O’Connell Street has now returned to normal.
Controversial anti-Islam group to launch Irish branch outside GPO today
The Irish launch of anti-Islam group Pegida today is being challenged by a counter-demonstration.
'Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can't afford to laugh and dismiss them'
Two protests are taking place this Saturday – there are bound to be a clash of ideas, writes Julien Mercille.
# Germany
Tear gas and water cannon used to disperse far-right Pegida rally in Cologne
The rally comes as Angela Merkel backed rules to make deportations easier.
Outrage after 'noose for Angela Merkel' displayed at anti-refugee rally
The Islamophobic PEGIDA protesters created a miniature gallows.
German anti-Islam leader quits after a picture of him dressed as Hitler goes viral
Pegida leader Lutz Bachmann confirmed he would step down today.
Cologne Cathedral plunged into darkness in protest over anti-Islam rallies
The move came as 18,000 people turned out an anti-immigrant demonstration.