Austria passes “Law on Islam” banning foreign money for Muslim groups


Courtesy Reuters

Head of the Freedom Party Heinz-Christian Strache delivers a speech in front of Foreign and Integration Minister Sebastian Kurz during a session of the parliament in Vienna February 25, 2015. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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VIENNA (RNS) The law bans foreign funding for Islamic organizations and requires any group claiming to represent Austrian Muslims to submit and use a standardized German translation of the Quran.