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Former Foreign Legion commander arrested at anti-foreigner protest

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By Euronews
Former Foreign Legion commander arrested at anti-foreigner protest

<p>One of the protesters arrested in Calais yesterday when far-right anti-Muslims clashed with police who prevented them entering the port’s makeshift refugee camp is the former commander-in-chief of the Foreign Legion, <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/07/french-foreign-legion-chief-christian-piquemal-arrested-anti-migrant-protest">General Christian Piquemal</a>. Protesting under the Pegida banner, most of the 150 demonstrators were known far-right activists, some from as far away as Berlin.</p>