- German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel , the anti-Islam movement Pegida condemned fiercely . " Pegida has become a right wing populist and radical right part insurgent movement," Gabriel said in an interview with the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung Tuesday .
According to Gabriel pulls the democracy movement in doubt by parliament "a support group for people traitors" to call and the media referred to as "false press". The Vice Chancellor warns of increasing radicalization and incitement.
Gabriel spoke earlier this year with supporters and opponents of Pegida. According to him, as "a collection of frustrated citizens", which has now become a place for "racist xenophobia." In Dresden on Monday that between 15,000 and 20,000 Pegida supporters on their feet to celebrate the one year anniversary of the movement.