More Than 240,000 People! Protest in Germany Against Racism, Discrimination

People take part in a protest rally of the Unteilbar (individable) movement for democracy and human rights in Dresden, Germany, Aug. 24, 2019. (Robert Michael/dpa via AP)Thousands of people attended a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden on Saturday, a week ahead of two state elections in the country’s east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.

Saturday’s “Indivisible” demonstration in Dresden — the capital of Saxony, one of the states that holds elections on Sept. 1 — follows a protest under the same title in Berlin in October. Organizers said the Berlin protest drew more than 240,000 people.