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Islam at the Gates of Vienna………

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“The Austrian parliament has passed controversial reforms to the country’s century-old law on Islam. The bill, which is partly aimed at tackling Islamist radicalism, gives Muslims more legal security but bans foreign funding for mosques and imams. Austria’s Integration Minister, Sebastian Kurz, defended the reforms but Muslim leaders say they fail they to treat them equally. The 1912 law made Islam an official religion in Austria. It has been widely held up as a model for Europe in dealing with Islam………….”

It says “The law making Islam an official religion in Austria was introduced by Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph in 1912“. Those were the days……..

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