For those of you new to Lisbon, Martim Moniz and Mouraria are two neighborhoods where Lisboetas go to shop for all things Chinese, from cookware to groceries, eat food from a ton of yummy Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, and African restaurants, and generally get a sense that Lisbon is home to a vibrant community of people from all over the world and not just from Europe and the U.S.
For those of you new to right-wing populism in Europe, some locals think the above is an awful thing. On Saturday, Feb. 3, they plan to… say? do? something about it, in the form of a march, despite lacking the permission to have one.
“I’m worried,’ says one of the 15,000 Muslims who live and work there,” according to SIC Notícias.