Heinz Christian Strache, the head of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party, has called for a ban on all Muslim symbols, warning that Islam is a threat to Europe.

“Let us put an end to this policy of Islamisation,” he told an audience in Salzburg on January 14. “Otherwise we Austrians, we Europeans will come to an abrupt end.”

He also said “we need zero and minus immigration.”

Austria received 130,000 claims for asylum since the summer of 2015. Most are former residents of Afghanistan, Syria...

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