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Austria: Anti-refugee and counter-protesters face off in Klagenfurt

Close to 1,000 people took to the streets of Klagenfurt, Austria, on Saturday to protest against the country's asylum policy.
The crowd demonstrated outside the local headquarters for Social Democratic Party of Austria, whose policies on migration and refugee rights have been criticised by anti-Islam and right-wing groups.
Counter-protesters turned up to loudly denounce the rally. At the front of the counter demonstration, pro-refugee activists held a banner that read, “Solidarity instead of rightist hate!”
Both marches were accompanied by a heavy police presence. Officers formed a line to keep the demonstration and counter demonstration apart.