Lower fine for policeman who beat teacher in mix-up

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A court decided to lower a fine issued against a policeman who seriously injured an African-American teacher after mistaking him for a drug dealer. The unidentified police officer was ordered to pay 2,800 Euros in a court in Vienna last January over the incident which occurred in an underground station in the city in February […]

High Court confirms Holocaust denier Honsik’s conviction

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The Austrian High Court (OGH) has confirmed Holocaust denier Gerd Honsik¬ís conviction for spreading Nazi ideology.It emerged today (Tues) that the conviction had been confirmed in a private session several weeks ago.Vienna Appellate Court (OLG) will issue a ruling on 1 March on the question of whether his five-year sentence is long enough, OLG spokesman […]