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Austria Bans Muslim Women Face-Veil

In decision protested as discriminatory, Austria’s parliament has approved on Thursday, May 17, a new law banning burqa in public places, and imposing a €150 fine on Muslim women who challenge the decision.

Austria Voters Defeat Anti-Muslim Far-right

Austria celebrated on Sunday, December 4, the defeat of far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer against independent rival candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, concluding a tumultuous presidential race marred by anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant comments.



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