The Austrian conservative chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced on Friday that his country is different by foreign funded imams will tell and seven mosques will close. Thus, he wants the ‘political islam’ fight.
The decision, for example, Kurz, was taken in consultation with representatives of the islamic community in the country.
The immediate cause is the performance of a controversial play in one of the largest mosques of Vienna. Dressed as soldiers played children a major blow after the Ottoman history. The mosque would all have links to the Turkish organization Grey Wolves and didn’t have the necessary accreditation. Six other mosques would be too extremist.
In total, some 60 imams to be expelled, writes the newspaper Der Standard. They are part of an association with money from Turkey is financed. Some would already have a deportation order has been received.