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Co-Founder of Germany's Anti-Immigration PEGIDA on Trial

The co-founder of Germany’s anti-immigration PEGIDA movement went on trial Tuesday on hate speech charges for using derogatory language about refugees on social media. Lutz Bachmann’s comments were made in a September 2014 Facebook posting, in which he called migrants and refugees "cattle", "garbage" and "scumbags". Dresden state prosecutors have charged Bachmann with incitement, saying his insulting language constituted an "attack on the...

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