Austrian MP compares refugees to Neanderthals


A participant writes on a blackboard during a German language course of the 'Fluechtlingsprojekt Ute Bock' (Refugees project Ute Bock) in Vienna, Austria, 23 February 2016.

Austrian MP compares refugees to Neanderthals

Austrian lawmaker Robert Lugar compared refugees to “Neanderthals who trample underfoot the rights of women” during a speech in parliament last week. The country’s Green Party responded, calling for his resignation.

As reported by the Reuters news agency, Lugar also said most refugees and migrants arriving in Austria were “uneducated, religiously blinded, fanatical [and] impossible to integrate”.

Austria has mainly served as a conduit into Germany for refugees and migrants from the Middle ...

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