This photo shows anti-refugee demonstrators in Dresden, Germany, with a black-white-red German national flag from Emperor Wilhelm II‘s and Adolf Hitler‘s days. It was replaced just after World War I and after World War II with another, black-red-gold coloured German flag. The black-white-red flag shows nostalgia for dictatorship. On this flag, the nazi swastika, being illegal in Germany, has been replaced with the Iron Cross military decoration.
From daily The Independent in Britain:
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting ‘foreigners out‘
Saturday 22 August 2015
Up to 1,000 protesters have clashed with police in eastern Germany in riots reportedly sparked by the arrival of 250 migrants.
At least 31 officers were hurt in violent scuffles as police used tear gas to disperse crowds. …
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the influx of asylum seekers is the biggest problem Europe currently faces.
The European Union’s migrant ‘emergency’ is entirely of its own making, by
Ruben Andersson. We could treat asylum and labour mobility as questions of justice or opportunity, as some European states did in the postwar era: here.