Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, the world’s youngest leader, last year ordered the closing of seven mosques and has begun deporting “radical” imams back to their homelands due to violations of a recent law in Austria that bans “political Islam”.
“Parallel societies, politicized Islam or radical tendencies have no place in our country,” Mr. Kurz said at a press conference announcing the measures in Vienna, while railing against the disastrous results of multiculturalism in Western Europe.
Chancellor Kurz believes Muslims must be loyal to Austria and willing to integrate into society if they are to stay in the country.
If they form a “parallel society” and start preaching “political Islam“, identity politics and divisiveness, they will be expelled.
Since taking office last year, Sebastian Kurz’s government has been investigating Muslim organizations suspected of violating