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Austria

Mauthausen Committee to expand online educational materials

The Mauthausen Committee is expanding its online educational materials in the German language.

16-year-old schoolboy assaulted in southern Austria “for wearing Star of David ring”

A 16-year-old schoolboy wearing a Star of David ring was left beaten and bruised following a violent antisemitic attack in Graz, Austria.

Anti-BDS resolution to be introduced to Austrian Parliament

A resolution condemning the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel is set to be introduced to the Austrian parliament, with advocates of the measure confident it will gain a majority.

Austria to turn Hitler’s birthplace into police station

Austrian authorities say the house where Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 will become a police precinct, ending years of uncertainty over the building that’s become a pilgrimage site for people who glorify the Nazi dictator.

Austrian Parliament MPs pledge to categorise BDS as antisemitic

Leading Austrian lawmakers have vowed they will declare the BDS campaign targeting Israel as antisemitic during the next legislative session.

Austrian elections: Support for far-right collapses

Support for Austria’s Freedom party (FPÖ) has plunged by more than a third as voters punished the far-right group in national elections for a corruption scandal that brought down the government.

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