Skip to comments.Austria to shut 7 mosques and could expel dozens of imams
Posted on 06/09/2018 11:41:05 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Austria is closing seven mosques and could expel dozens of imams from the country, the government has announced.
At a press conference on Friday, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said the government is shutting down a Turkish mosque and dissolving a group called the Arab Religious Community, which runs six mosques.
The Austrian government's actions stem from a 2015 law, which bans foreign funding of religious groups and required Muslim societies to have "a positive fundamental view towards [Austria's] state and society".
"Parallel societies, political Islam and tendencies toward radicalisation have no place in our country," Kurz said.
Austria is home to an estimated 600,000 Muslims, mostly of Turkish origin.
Culture Minister Gernot Blumel said the Turkish mosque was shut down because of suspected right-wing "extremism" and because the Austrian Islamic Faith Community had not licensed it.
The Arab mosques were accused of preaching Salafi positions and would, therefore, be shuttered, Blumel said. Salafism is a school of theology based on a strict and literal interpretation of Islam.
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Raze them or turn them into BBQ joints.
Austria and Poland are taking the lead.
I knew my linage was a good one.
It’s a beginning.
I wonder if any other nations will follow this idea?
(Or, are we all too stupid to survive?)
7 down. 200+ to go.
Parallel societies, political Islam and tendencies toward radicalization have no place in our country,”
Sounds pretty reasonable to me.
Trudeau has open and waiting arms for them. No security clearance needed either
It’s a start.
A huge part of me is hoping there will be an uncontrolled overreaction by the muslim community that will justify Austria’s actions and encourage more closures and expulsions.
A good start. How many more to go?
Free helicopter rides for the imams.
DJT, are you seeing this?
My lineage is German. I weep for that country. They have not had a good last 100 years and in a short time she will be a shell of its cultural self.
We need to do the same.
So. Much. WHINING!
Actually, both statements are correct.
Shut down the command and control centers for the muslim invasion of Europe. Great start.
Meanwhile, one of the mosques here in Maryland where Major Nidal Hassan got his marching orders is still open for jihadists, um, business. Well, its a mosque, whats the difference?
Modern Germany got off to a great start with unification under Otto von Bismarck.
Then that arrogant b@stard Kaiser Bill had to muck it all up.
Germany was actually recovering post WWI in spite of punitive reparations then the worldwide depression hit and the Nazis came along with a message of revenge. Germany might have thrived even so but for the madman Hitler starting WWII and invading the USSR.
And now...Mutti Merkel is committing national suicide-by-Muslims with little opposition.
Lebe wohl, Deutschland!
“Austria and Poland are taking the lead.
I knew my linage was a good one.
AWWWW, Mama Merkel is going to be real upset.....why on earth did the German people vote her back in is beyond my comprehension.
just a start
The Austrians maybe understand the threat to civilization better than many others.
Can that be done to leftist nutjobs in the US?
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