Chemnitz to host anti-racism gig as Germans urged to take a stand

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Foreign minister calls for citizens to become more active in fight against racism

A large anti-racism rock concert will be held on Monday in an east German town hit by far-right protests and violence, as the country’s foreign minister urged German people to take a stand against xenophobia.

More than 27,000 people have registered their intent to attend the “Wir sind mehr” – “There are more of us” – concert in Chemnitz. German punk band Die Toten Hosen, Kraftklub and rappers Marteria and Casper are among groups expected to play.

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