More than 1000 anti-Muslim attacks reported in Austria alone during 2021 

More than 1000 anti-Muslim attacks reported in Austria alone during 2021 

June 8, 2022 0

What happened: In the latest report by an international publication stated, “69% of women were the victims in nearly 1061 racist incidents that Austria reported.” In the report on Anti-Muslim Racism released by the Austrian Documentation and Counselling Center for Muslims, the attacks majorly took place online as Covid restrictions barred physical attraction. 

Details: The international publication quotes, “69% of those exposed to anti-Muslim racism, verbal and physical attacks, were women and 26% were men.” It was also highlighted that the women wearing headscarves were subjected to physical assaults, and 65.4% of the attacks against Muslims were via online platforms. 

More: Whereas, it was revealed that during the racist attacks, 77% were carried out by men, and 22% by women, as the hate speech online was noted at 78.5%. 

Rana Abdullah Hammad
Rana Abdullah Hammad
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