Austria

Austria: Integration Law Goes Into Effect
By October 3, 2017 Read More →

Austria: Integration Law Goes Into Effect

A groundbreaking new law regulating the integration of immigrants has gone into effect in Austria.

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Turkey’s Growing Influence over Islam in Austria
By June 30, 2016 Read More →

Turkey’s Growing Influence over Islam in Austria

Muslim groups are opposed to Turkey’s growing influence over the practice of Islam in Austria.

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Austrian Freedom Party: Victory in Defeat
By May 24, 2016 Read More →

Austrian Freedom Party: Victory in Defeat

Norbert Hofer of the anti-immigration Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) has been narrowly defeated in his bid to become Austria’s next president.

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Migrant Rape Epidemic Reaches Austria
By May 5, 2016 Read More →

Migrant Rape Epidemic Reaches Austria

Austria’s migrant crime problem is being exacerbated by political correctness and a lenient criminal justice system.

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Austria Passes Reforms to 1912 Islam Law
By February 27, 2015 Read More →

Austria Passes Reforms to 1912 Islam Law

The Austrian parliament has approved controversial reforms to the country’s century-old Islam Law.

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Austria Threatens to Close Saudi-Backed Interfaith Dialogue Center
By February 8, 2015 Read More →

Austria Threatens to Close Saudi-Backed Interfaith Dialogue Center

The Austrian government has threatened to close a controversial Saudi-sponsored religious dialogue center because of the latter’s failure to condemn the flogging of a Saudi human rights activist and blogger.

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Austria: Civil Law vs. Sharia Law
By October 21, 2014 Read More →

Austria: Civil Law vs. Sharia Law

The Austrian government has unveiled a sweeping overhaul of the country’s century-old “Islam Law” that governs the legal status of Austria’s Muslim community.

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Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad

Austria figures prominently in a map produced by the Islamic State that outlines the group’s five-year plan for expanding its caliphate into Europe.

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Austria: Muslims Outnumber Catholics in Vienna Schools
By March 26, 2014 Read More →

Austria: Muslims Outnumber Catholics in Vienna Schools

Muslim students, according to new statistics, now outnumber Roman Catholic students at middle and secondary schools in Vienna, the capital and largest city of Austria.

Muslims Pressing for Blasphemy Laws in Europe
By November 30, 2012 Read More →

Muslims Pressing for Blasphemy Laws in Europe

The Dutch parliament has approved a motion to revoke a law that makes insulting God a crime. Free speech activists say the move represents a significant victory at a time when Muslim groups are stepping up pressure on European governments to criminalize the criticism of Islam and/or Mohammed.

Saudi “Propaganda Center” Opens in Vienna
By November 27, 2012 Read More →

Saudi “Propaganda Center” Opens in Vienna

Saudi Arabia has officially opened the doors of a controversial new “interreligious and intercultural dialogue center” in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

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Free Speech on Trial in Austria
By January 21, 2011 Read More →

Free Speech on Trial in Austria

The trial of Austrian anti-Sharia activist Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff for “denigrating” Islam has major implications for free speech in Europe.