Hotel cancellations after freedom party slogan

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The slogan “love for the fatherland instead of Moroccan thieves” has got the FPÖ’s leading candidate in the Innsbruck municipal elections into financial trouble. The Innsbruck hotel owner August Penz, who was also a prominent FPÖ candidate in the municipal elections in Innsbruck, suffered a financial set back after many of his hotel guests cancelled […]

FPÖ justifies ‘Moroccan thieves’ campaign


High-ranking representatives of the Freedom Party (FPÖ) have defended controversial slogans of the party’s Tyrolean department. The rightist party’s Innsbruck branch warned from “Moroccan thieves” in rhyme on a recently presented poster. The slogan was part of the FPÖ’s campaign for the upcoming Innsbruck city hall ballot. Residents of the provincial capital of Tyrol will […]