Operation Luxor: Unravelling the myths behind Austria’s largest ever peacetime police raids (report)
Operation Luxor singled out the Muslim community and was fraught with controversy, with recent legal cases deeming it unlawful and demonstrating that it was politically motivated.
Operation Luxor: Unravelling the myths behind Austria’s largest ever peacetime police raids comes exactly one year on from ‘Operation Luxor’, and raises very serious questions about state corruption, a growing Islamophobia network within the Austrian state enabling abuses of the law, and how the government of Sebastian Kurz sought to exploit ISIS attacks in Vienna to target Austria’s Muslim population.
As the Austrian government has been positioning itself as a leader within Europe on counter-terror measures, it is essential for people across the continent to examine their attempts to internationalise repression.
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