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German Government Sees Far Right Behind Anti-Islam Protests

The German government says far-right extremists are behind offshoots of the anti-Islam group PEGIDA in six of the country's 16 states.   The government says far-right extremists were found to be “steering or influencing” groups in Berlin, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Bavaria.   Saxony, where the group calling itself Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West began staging protests more than a year ago,...

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