Protesters light flares during a demonstration against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna, Austria on Saturday. Photo: AP
Protesters light flares during a demonstration against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna, Austria on Saturday. Photo: AP

Thousands of Austrians take to streets to protest against coronavirus measures in Vienna

  • The head of the far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPOe), Herbert Kickl, called on the crowd to resist compulsory vaccinations
  • The government is planning to make vaccination compulsory from February. There are to be stiff penalties for those who refuse to get vaccinated

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Protesters light flares during a demonstration against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna, Austria on Saturday. Photo: AP
Protesters light flares during a demonstration against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna, Austria on Saturday. Photo: AP
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