PRAGUE (Sputnik) – December 16 witnesses demonstrations and rallies in Prague. People have gathered in the center of Chech capital, near the Top Hotel to protest against the Congress of European anti-immigrant political parties. A Sputnik correspondent reported about around 300 participants.
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The total number of participants in rallies and demonstrations did not exceed one thousand citizens. According to the police, there were no incidents.
Some of the protesters also chanted anti-Russian slogans.
The сonference is running under the theme "For a Europe of Sovereign Nations – a model of cooperation for a better future for the Peoples of Europe." The event is organized by the Movement for a Europe of Nations and Freedom (MENL), which is a part of the Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) group in the European Parliament. The list of delegates includes senior EU politicians and lawmakers, among them France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders of the Dutch Party for Freedom.