Category Archives: Austria

AUSTRIA: New Proposed Law on Religion causes Public Outcry

  Proposed Changes to the Religion Law in Austria Represent a Major Step Backwards in Defiance of Court Mandates _________________________________________________ Alexandria, VA – July 1, 2011 – In an ongoing trend of legislative restrictions on religious freedom, proposed revisions to the … Continue reading

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OSCE Meeting on Religious Freedom in Vienna – FOREF Statement & Recommentations

SUPPLEMENTARY HUMAN DIMENSION MEETING ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF 9-10 December 2010 Hofburg, Vienna___________________________________ Statement & RecommendationsAUSTRIA BACKGROUND: In Austria, we have over 66 percent Catholics and 2.9 Protestants. Islam, with 450 000 Muslims (4.2percent) constitutes the second largest … Continue reading

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FOREF-COMMENTARY: Who needs the National Sect-Office?

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