IGGÖ Supports Demands for the Fight Against Racist Attacks on Muslims

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The Islamic Religious Community in Austria (IGGÖ) confirms the established link between the reported cases and certain political events. Against this background, the IGGÖ supports the demands of the Documentation Center to the Austrian Federal Government to develop and implement the National Action Plan against Racism, which has already been announced in the government program 2019, as soon as possible.

IGGÖ President Ümit Vural observes an increase in attacks on mosques and a flood of hate and threatening messages, especially when negative portrayals of Islam dominate the socio-political debate. / Picture: © Flickr / Figlhaus Wien Akademie für Dialog und Evangelisation / [CC BY-SA 2.0(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/)]

In the Brunnenpassage, Vienna, Rumeysa Dür-Kwieder, Ümmü Selime Türe, and Dunia Khalil, representatives of the Documentation Center Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Racism (Dokustelle Austria), present the eighth Anti-Muslim Racism Report. Dokustelle Austria is also pleased to welcome Ojeaku Nwabuzo, Co-Director of the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), to the panel.

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