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Vienna Jewish cemetery torched

The Jewish section of a major cemetery in the Austrian capital has been set ablaze and desecrated with swastikas, according to a religious leader in the city. The attack follows a surge in anti-Semitic incidents across Europe. Oskar Deutsch, a leader of Vienna’s Jewish community, reported the vandalism and arson in …

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Anti-lockdown protesters bring ‘Sea of Lights’ to Vienna (VIDEO)

Protesters marched through central Vienna with candles and lights, carrying signs that read, “When injustice becomes a right, resistance becomes a duty,” and “Stay away from our children.” Between 2,000 and 4,000 people attended the gathering, according to Austrian media. The ‘Sea of Lights’ rally was held in response to …

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Tens of thousands flood Vienna streets to commemorate Covid victims

Organized under the motto #YesWeCare, the gathering began on Sunday evening in central Vienna, with people lighting thousands of candles, shining lanterns and using cell phone flashlights to commemorate more than 13,000 people who have died of Covid in Austria since the start of the pandemic. The ten-minute flash-mob was …

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Anti-lockdown protesters clash with police in Vienna (VIDEO)

Up to 2,000 people gathered for a demonstration in Vienna on Saturday. They chanted “Freedom” as they marched, with some carrying signs that said, “People are locking up people, not the virus.” A number of protesters bypassed police barricades by taking detours, while several groups broke through them. Officers were …

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‘Kurz must go’: Austrians lash out at govt as thousands of anti-lockdown demonstrators march through Vienna (VIDEO)

Austria’s Krone newspaper reported that around 15,000 people attended the Saturday rally. Demonstrators held placards reading “Kurz must go” as they chanted slogans calling for the resignation of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.  Footage from RT’s video agency Ruptly shows protesters pouring into the streets of central Vienna as they waved Austrian …

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