Pegidas demonstration in Dresden Monday has been canceled due to threats from Islamic extremists, according to Pegida itself.
The anti-immigration movement comes forward with the information on their Facebook pages on Sunday. The news agency DPA writes that it is about specific threats to Pegidas leader Lutz Bachmann.
German authorities on Friday received information from foreign intelligence services about a possible threat, DPA writes.
On Friday Der Spiegel wrote that intelligence information indicates that the anti-Islamic movement may be the target of terrorist attacks by militant Islamists.
Last Monday around 25,000 people attended a Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West (Pegida) demonstration in the East German city of Dresden.
Pegida, which now has spread to a number of European cities have held weekly demonstrations in Dresden since the movement was founded there last fall.
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