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Saudi-funded NGO under scrutiny in Austria

The Muslim Issue

Saudi-funded NGO under scrutiny in AustriaThe KAICIID headquarters in Vienna. Photo: APA/Neubauer

Published: 28 Oct 2014 15:01 GMT+01:00

The Austrian government has said it will be observing the activities of a Saudi-funded centre in Vienna, which is supposed to foster inter-religious dialogue, before extending its contract next year.

Chancellor Werner Faymann (SPÖ) said the issue was to find if the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) was really meeting its objectives of promoting inter-religious dialogue.

KAICIID is an NGO which is exempt from paying taxes in Austria. Its goals are also to promote human rights, justice and peace.

Recently its deputy director, former justice minister Claudia Bandion-Ortner, came under fire for comments she made in an interview with Profil magazine, in which she dismissed criticism of Saudi Arabia’s judicial executions as “nonsense”.

When asked about the executions, she said “That’s not every Friday, that’s nonsense. But whatever, I’m against…

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