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Islam Law in Austria

Since the last few months the amendment of the Austrian Islam law is critically discussed by constitutional lawyers, academics as well as members of...

A Muslim Candidate for the Christian Democrats

7 October 2010 “My dialect gives me away,” says Sara Rahman smiling, “I’m from Upper Austria.” Rahman, a practicing Muslim who wears a hijab, is...

Election Campaign with a Veil

3 October 2010 Both the Social Democratic Part of Austria (SPÖ) as well as the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP), the two largest political parties of...

Kurz: “Local Imams for Local Muslims”

14 September 2010 Following his earlier statements calling for exclusively German-speaking imams in Austria, the leader of the youth division of the Austrian People’s Party...