Tens of thousands of Europeans have taken part in rallies for or against welcoming refugees. The protests show wide differences within the European populace as to how the current refugee influx is viewed.
Rallies took place in various European capitals on Saturday, with demonstrators airing their views about the huge numbers of refugees currently fleeing to the continent from the Middle East and Africa.
One of the largest marches took place in the British capital, London, where demonstrators protested against the government's refugee policy and urged it to give more assistance to those seeking shelter and protection from conflict and poverty in their home countries.
Marchers waved placards bearing slogans such as "Refugees welcome here," "No human being is illegal," "Open the borders," and "Refugee lives matter."
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