Jews push for diplomatic boycott of Austria

A group including former European foreign ministers is calling for a boycott of Austria’s new, far-right Cabinet members, referring to them as the “heirs of Nazism” and criticizing “silence and apathy” on the issue.   In an open letter published in French newspaper Le Monde on Thursday, former Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Ángel Moratinos, former French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell and others urged European … Continue reading Jews push for diplomatic boycott of Austria

Global Jewry attacks Austria’s new “far-right” government

Whenever Europeans try to defend their countries against Muslim invasion, Jews rally to the defence of their Semitic brothers. The Jew as Ally of the Muslim is a story as old as Islam itself. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who also holds the foreign affairs portfolio, said Monday that Israel will boycott Austria’s far-right ministers, instructing Israeli ministers to work only with lower-ranking officials.   Seeking … Continue reading Global Jewry attacks Austria’s new “far-right” government

Austria: Muslim murders elderly couple because he thought they supported anti-immigration party

After the violent death of two pensioners on Friday in Linz, interviews with the suspect have brought a political motive to light. The 54-year-old Muslim, who has been living in Austria since 1989, has had many negative experiences which, subjectively, he has projected on to the FPÖ [Freedom Party of Austria – a patriotic, anti-immigration party]. With his crime, he wanted to set an example … Continue reading Austria: Muslim murders elderly couple because he thought they supported anti-immigration party

World Jew Congress: Avoid contact with Europe’s right-wing populists, the will of the people must be disregarded

This interview with Maram Stern, deputy leader of the World Jewish Congress, appeared in the main Jewish newspaper in Germany, the Juedische Allgemeine. Mr Stern, there were media reports last week that the Jewish community of Austria wants to “normalise” its relations with the FPO [Freedom Party], then a denial followed. How should we understand that?  One is rumours, the other reality. I know the … Continue reading World Jew Congress: Avoid contact with Europe’s right-wing populists, the will of the people must be disregarded

Jean-Claude Juncker: "With the far right, no debate or dialogue is possible"

This is from a Le Monde interview with Jean-Claude Juncker. Austrians could elect a far-right president on Sunday 22 May. You have called for people to vote for the Green party candidate. Do you confirm this call?  In view of the possibility of seeing a hard and pure right and far-right win, I feel obliged to say that I don’t like them. Apparently Austrians haven’t … Continue reading Jean-Claude Juncker: "With the far right, no debate or dialogue is possible"

Austria: Leftists engage in mass vandalism of Freedom Party posters

Tirol’s FPÖ head Markus Abwerzger has complained about the “blanket destruction” of the Freedom party’s election posters for the presidential candidate Norbert Hofer. There was a “concerted action” in this respect in the night from Saturday to Sunday, Abwerzger told the Austrian Press Association. The damage is enormous and is far above 10,000 euros, said the regional party head.  Reports of similar things happening have … Continue reading Austria: Leftists engage in mass vandalism of Freedom Party posters

Foreigners commit 44% of all crimes in Austria

The 2015 conviction statistics for sexual crimes show that there were 294 convictions of Austrians and 103 of foreigners. In relation to drug offences, in the previous year 14% of all 3,045 convictions under the Narcotics Act were of Afghan refugees (219). These answers come from a reply by Justice Minister Wolfgang Brandstetter (ÖVP) to a parliamentary question from the FPÖ about “Criminal tourism”, which … Continue reading Foreigners commit 44% of all crimes in Austria