How has this “anti-Islamisation” movement managed to mobilise huge crowds in less than three months? Catrin Nye reports her experience of attending one the the marches in January. The noisiest bit of the Pegida march is the brief moment, at a Dresden tram intersection, at which demonstrators meet their opposition, something the German police have blocked along most of the […]
Catrin Nye is a correspondent and documentary maker for the BBC. For the last five years she has specialised in issues affecting minority communities in the UK investigating asylum, immigration detention, radical movements and life in British Muslim communities among other issues. Her most recent documentaries involved travelling on aid convoys to Syria, looking at the emergence of the Caliphate and the rise of the far right in Germany.