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Austria Proposes Hijab Ban for Primary School Students

VIENNA – Austrian Muslims have condemned a new plan announced Wednesday by the new right-wing government to ban Muslim girls under 10 from wearing the hijab “Our goal is to confront any development of parallel societies in Austria,” Kurz told ORF radio, using a term he and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO), the coalition partner, …

Love Overcomes Hate for Muslim New Year's Baby

A Muslim couple who received their little baby Asel only a few minutes into 2018 was greeted with a wave of racism, disgust and hate, which was soon countered by love and support messages.

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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