People attending a demonstration of the right-wing group “Pro Chemnitz” in front of the Karl Marx memorial in Chemnitz, Germany, on Saturday. Right-wing groups called for several demonstrations on the weekend after two refugees from Syria and Iraq were arrested on suspicion of stabbing a 35-year-old man in Chemnitz. Photo: EPA-EFE

Thousands protest for and against migrants in tense German town

A trio of nationalist groups held separate daytime rallies in the city of Chemnitz over the August 26 killing of a German citizen, reportedly by migrants from Syria and Iraq.

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People attending a demonstration of the right-wing group “Pro Chemnitz” in front of the Karl Marx memorial in Chemnitz, Germany, on Saturday. Right-wing groups called for several demonstrations on the weekend after two refugees from Syria and Iraq were arrested on suspicion of stabbing a 35-year-old man in Chemnitz. Photo: EPA-EFE
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