Restitution of Austrian Citizenships to Shoah Survivors and Descendants

More+More+ ♦ Published: July 27, 2021; 13:08 ♦ (Vindobona)

One Holocaust survivor and 5 descendants of victims of Nazi terror received Austrian citizenship at the Consulate General in New York City. The restitution of 4,621 Austrian citizenships based on the new special procedure has already been successfully completed.

Restitution of Austrian citizenships to five Holocaust survivors and one descendant. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Arno Melicharek (cropped)

During his trip to the United States, Chancellor Kurz handed over Austrian citizenship to 5 descendants of victims of Nazi terror and one Holocaust survivor at the Austrian Consulate General. …