An Austrian minister from a Nazi-founded party wants to 'concentrate' asylum seekers into one place

Business Insider | 1/11/2018 | Rosie Perper
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Austria's interior minister, who is a member of the Nazi-linked Austrian Freedom Party, suggested "concentrating" refugees into special centers.

Many were outraged that a member of a Nazi-linked party would invoke terminology used in the Holocaust.

Austria - Country - Party - Government

Austria is the only western European country with a far-right party in government.

Austria's Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, who is a member of the Nazi-linked Austrian Freedom Party (FPO), caused outrage on Thursday for suggesting asylum seekers should be "concentrated" into special centers, the BBC reported.

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Kickl told reporters at a news conference that he supports creating “basic services centers and suitable infrastructure that enables us to concentrate people in the asylum process in one place.”

Many were outraged that a member of a Nazi-linked party would invoke terminology used in the Holocaust, where millions of Austrian and European Jews were rounded up and killed in concentration death camps.

Reporters - Choice - Words - Kickl - Need

When questioned by reporters on his questionable choice of words, Kickl said there was no need create a "semantic discussion," and claimed...
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