Austria celebrates 'model' law on Islam

Jul 2, 2012 Full story: BBC News 8

Austria has had a checkered history when it comes to relations with Muslims, but its 100-year-old Law on Islam is seen as a symbol of tolerance.

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#1 Jul 2, 2012
The article makes it sound like Austria isn't having problems with muslims, and that isn't true at all.

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#2 Jul 2, 2012
Muslim girls in Austria fighting forced marriages / Program for women helps them escape from family pressures, unwanted weddings -- and violence

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Muslim-gir...

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Austria: Susanne Winter convicted of anti-Muslim incitement

http://sheikyermami.com/2009/01/27/austria-su...

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Muslim teacher banned over anti-Semitic propoganda

http://www.austriantimes.at/index.php...

Mouhanad Khorchide is a professor of the sociology of religion at the Islamic Religion and Pedagogical Institute at Vienna University and the author of the new study, "Islamic religious instruction between integration and a parallel society."

Khorchide’s study concludes Muslim teachers in Austria have largely anti-democratic beliefs and one in five is "fanatical".

Khorchide, himself a Muslim, said 22.6 per cent of the 210 Muslim teachers he had surveyed had "fanatical attitudes" and 21.9 per cent rejected democracy as incompatible with Islam.

The older the teacher, Khorchide said, the more likely he was to reject the principle of the rule of law.

According to Vienna weekly "Falter", the study claimed 8.5 per cent of the Muslim teachers said it was understandable for violence to be used to spread Islam, 28.4 per cent said there was a contradiction in being both a Muslim and a European, and 44 per cent said they had to make their students understand they were better than non-Muslims.

In addition, 29 per cent said it was impossible for Muslims to integrate in Austria without losing their Muslim identity, and 55 per cent called Austrians xenophobic.

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#6 Jul 2, 2012
(Austria) muslim Teachers - 22% Oppose Democracy, 8% Support Violence...

://www.liveleak.com/view?i=e7d _1233866244

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Interesting article about the islamic teachers in Austria.

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#7 Jul 2, 2012
I love the way they integrate into Europe.

Actually, tht should read, I love the wa Europe has to integrate into Islam just for them.

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#8 Jul 3, 2012
Ravenclaw wrote:
Muslim teacher banned over anti-Semitic propoganda
http://www.austriantimes.at/index.php...
Mouhanad Khorchide is a professor of the sociology of religion at the Islamic Religion and Pedagogical Institute at Vienna University and the author of the new study, "Islamic religious instruction between integration and a parallel society."
Khorchide’s study concludes Muslim teachers in Austria have largely anti-democratic beliefs and one in five is "fanatical".
Khorchide, himself a Muslim, said 22.6 per cent of the 210 Muslim teachers he had surveyed had "fanatical attitudes" and 21.9 per cent rejected democracy as incompatible with Islam.
The older the teacher, Khorchide said, the more likely he was to reject the principle of the rule of law.
According to Vienna weekly "Falter", the study claimed 8.5 per cent of the Muslim teachers said it was understandable for violence to be used to spread Islam, 28.4 per cent said there was a contradiction in being both a Muslim and a European, and 44 per cent said they had to make their students understand they were better than non-Muslims.
In addition, 29 per cent said it was impossible for Muslims to integrate in Austria without losing their Muslim identity, and 55 per cent called Austrians xenophobic.
Thanks Raven for more facts.

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#9 Jul 3, 2012
Religion freedom = Economy development, progress, strong country.

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