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US News Austria: tens of thousands of people scroll against mandatory vaccination

16:20  28 november  2021
16:20  28 november  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Manifestation contre la vaccination obligatoire et les restrictions sanitaires, le 27 novembre 2021 à Klagenfurt, en Autriche © Gert Eggenberger Manifestation against compulsory vaccination and health restrictions, November 27, 2021 in Klagenfurt, Austria

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Austria To denounce mandatory vaccination to fight against the Pandemic of Covid-19, a measure that Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg has qualified on Sunday "minor interference" in relation to alternative measures.

The mobilization was the strongest in Graz (South), where the police announced Saturday night that nearly 25,000 people had gathered in peace against government measures, in particular compulsory vaccination, which Austria is the First member country of the European Union to impose.

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 tens of thousands protest in Vienna against the new corona measures. There are bottles on policemen, demonstrating do not wear masks. © Photo: DPA / Lisa Leutner / AP Demonstration against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna. to the Viennese protest against the Corona measures in Austria have participated in new official estimates around 30,000 people. A great protest was wide parts of the traffic in Vienna's city center on Saturday afternoon. "The mood is heated," a police spokesman said.

During an interview with the Italian daily Corriere della will be, the Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg stated that the Austrian government was forced to take this measure to increase a rate of vaccination of its population by nearly 67% - one of the lowest in Western Europe.

"Every containment is a heavy interference in the fundamental freedoms of our fellow citizens. The obligation of vaccination in comparison is a minor interference. I would have liked to do otherwise, it's sad. But Europe, the heart of open societies, Rich and industrial, is the home of the pandemic, "he said.

Manifestation contre la vaccination obligatoire et les restrictions sanitaires, le 27 novembre 2021 à Graz, en Autriche © Erwin Scheriau Manifestation against compulsory vaccination and sanitary restrictions, November 27, 2021 in Graz, Austria

Austria has set up on Monday a partial confinement, even if the schools remain open, and decided to make the Mandatory vaccination from February 1st.

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COVID-19: Mandatory vaccination makes its way to Germany .
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