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, …
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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.
Following the huge victory of rightist parties in general elections, Austrian Muslims are concerned over the rise of anti-Muslim rhetoric, however they are confident the state institutions will protect them.
As the Austrian face-veil ban comes into force, a Muslim woman was forced to remove her veil Sunday, October 1, in a new challenge to Muslims in the European country.
Denouncing rising Islamophobia in the country, the President of Austria called on all women to wear a hijab for one day in solidarity with Muslim women facing regular abuses.
A leading Austrian Islamic group has announced plans to open prayer spaces to public during Friday prayer, to strengthen their youth outreach and education problem.