10,000 protest in German city against anti-migrant group

People attend a demonstration called "heart instead of hounding" to protest against a far right PEGIDA demonstration in Dresden, eastern Germany, Sund

People attend a demonstration called "heart instead of hounding" to protest against a far right PEGIDA demonstration in Dresden, eastern Germany, Sund

People take part in a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/

People take part in a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/

People attend a demonstration called "heart instead of hounding" to protest against a far right PEGIDA demonstration in Dresden, eastern Germany, Sund

People attend a demonstration called "heart instead of hounding" to protest against a far right PEGIDA demonstration in Dresden, eastern Germany, Sund

A person is seen through a German national flag during a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, German

A person is seen through a German national flag during a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, German

People take part in a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/

People take part in a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/

People take part ib a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/

People take part ib a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/

People carry a sign reading "PEGIDA that was your fourth year" during a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in

People carry a sign reading "PEGIDA that was your fourth year" during a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in

People with German national flags wait for the beginning of a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, G

People with German national flags wait for the beginning of a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, G

People carry a sign reading "Merkel, your days are counted, the day of payoff is near, may God have mercy with you" during a rally of PEGIDA (Patrioti

People carry a sign reading "Merkel, your days are counted, the day of payoff is near, may God have mercy with you" during a rally of PEGIDA (Patrioti

PEGIDA founder Lutz Bachmann speaks during a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, O

PEGIDA founder Lutz Bachmann speaks during a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, O

People take part in a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/

People take part in a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in Dresden, Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (AP Photo/

People hold balloons in the colors of the German national flag during a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in

People hold balloons in the colors of the German national flag during a rally of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) in

BERLIN (AP) — German police say about 10,000 people have taken part in a protest against the anti-migrant group PEGIDA in the eastern city of Dresden.

Mainstream parties, labor unions and civil society groups staged a march with the slogan "heart not hatred."

PEGIDA, whose name stands for Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West, celebrated its fourth birthday Sunday.

German news agency dpa reported that the group held a separate rally in Dresden, attended by about 5,000 people.