The Austrian media announced that the traditional gathering held in Bleiburg in May this year was called “the largest fascist gathering in Europe” by the European media.
The Austrian media wrote that based on the information currently available, the controversial Croat rally in Lebachfeld in Breburg will not be held this year. Police spokesman Rainer Dionisio said at the request of the APA that there were no reports of activities during the weekend, or even the activities normally organized by the Honorary Bled Team. However, according to reports, the anti-fascist anti-protest will be held in Bleiburg on Saturday. Spokesperson Dionisio said: “The police are ready and will be on the ground.”
One of the reasons why Croatia did not report is of course the fact that the pandemic has made cross-border travel more difficult. If someone now wants to enter Austria from Croatia, he must be isolated in a residence determined according to current requirements.
“Every year Breiburg commemorates the killing of thousands of Ustasha fighters and their relatives after World War II. The supporters of Hitler’s fascist vassal of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) sought refuge in Austria at the end of the war but were handed over Austria was killed by the British occupying forces against the communist Yugoslav guerrillas. Allegations messenger.
According to Austrian media reports, the event held in Loibacher in Carinthia was a meeting place for Croats to celebrate the fascist state of Croatia’s independent state.
“In recent years, the Ustasha logo has been frequently seen on the Loibacher stadium, and arrests have often been made for violating the law prohibiting fascist signs. Last year, the Croatian ambassador laid a wreath, and the police did not record any incidents and no one. To the Croatian Embassy in Vienna Inquiries about possible plans for this year were initially unanswered, Allegations what.
The Governor of Carinthia, Peter Kaiser (SPÖ) welcomes the fact that the controversial Croatian gathering in Breburg will not repeat itself this year.
Cather said: “I have always rejected and condemned the rallies of the historical revisionist right-wing militants there. They abused this memorial to more or less publicly display their legitimate prohibition ideology. Such rallies must never be held, especially not. Held on Austrian property.” He is obviously happy that there will be no Ustasha party in Breburg this year.
However, Kaiser hopes to ban meetings in Bleiburg in the future.
The governor of Carinthia stated on Thursday’s radio program: “The corona pandemic cannot replace a long-term, promising solution with a ban on gatherings.” He recalled that the Minister of the Interior Karl Nehammer (ÖVP) “One year ago, it was jointly requested by SPÖ, ÖVP, Green and Neos” to perform its duties and take all measures to prevent pro-Ustasha from gathering in Bleiburg.
Caesar said: “I firmly believe that it may eventually stop gathering right-wing extremists on Austrian soil.”
The anti-fascist network Carinthia also called on Interior Minister Nehammer on Thursday to “remain silent on the ban on the Ustasha meeting in Breiburg and the permanent ban on gatherings.”