Austria Plans To Shut Down Mosques, Expel Foreign-Funded Imams


It’s a start. Had they not permitted a hijrah, they wouldn’t have to take such measures.

As for foreign-funded imams, it’s not the funding as much as it it is the islamic texts and teachings that incite to hatred, violence and slaughter of the unbelievers. That’s the problem.

There are over 200 mosques in Austria, over nine million Muslims (8% of the population). That’s a hell of an army.

Quick note: Tech giants are snuffing us out. You know this. Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Adsense permenently banned us. Facebook, Twitter, Google search et al have shadowbanned, suspended and deleted us from your news feeds. They are disappearing us. But we are here. Help us fight. Subscribe to Geller Report newsletter here — it’s free and it’s critical NOW more than ever. Share our posts on social and with your email contacts.

Austria Plans To Shut Down Mosques, Expel Foreign-Funded Imams

By Hanna Bogorowski, Daily Caller, June 9, 2018:

Austria’s right-wing government plans to shut down seven mosques and may expel dozens of imams in an effort to push back against radical Islam and foreign funding of religious groups.

The move is “just the beginning” of many steps towards restricting Islamic religious freedom in the country, Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache said Friday at a news conference, Reuters reported.

“Political Islam’s parallel societies and radicalizing tendencies have no place in our country,” said Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

The government is shutting down a Turkish nationalist mosque in Vienna and abolishing a group called the Arab Religious Community that runs six other mosques, said Kurz, who is head of the coalition government made up of conservatives and the far-right.

These decisions fall in line with a law passed in 2015 that banned the foreign funding of religious groups and insisted that Muslims in Austria have “a positive fundamental view towards (Austria’s) state and society,” according to Reuters.

A spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erogan deemed the policy as part of an “Islamophobic, racist and discriminatory wave” in Austria.

Austria is home to 700,000 Muslims, most of whom are Turkish or have families of Turkish origin.

Kurz became chancellor in December after making a coalition agreement with the anti-immigration Freedom Party and the conservative People’s Party.

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Pin It on Pinterest