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Chapter 13: Europe's Immigration Turmoil
Europe's Immigration Turmoil
Shooting at mosques and killing muezzins aren't usually part of election campaigns in Austria.* But such measures were featured in “Bye Bye Mosque,” an online video game launched by the anti-immigrant Freedom Party (FPÖ) during September elections in the industrial state of Styria.
Local party leader Gerhard Kurzmann — who says a multicultural society “can only be a criminal society” — defended the game, which closed with the ...