Austria: Threat to Austrian socialists

US PRESIDENT George Bush has rewarded his right-wing, anti-abortion Christian fundamentalist backers by blocking $34 million family planning aid to the United Nations Population Fund.

Meanwhile, the Socialist Party’s counterpart in Austria – the Socialist Left Party (SLP) – is facing a legal threat from the anti-abortion group Human Life International. This right-wing group is taking to court the SLP’s spokesperson on women’s questions, Claudia Sorger, after she wrote about their threats and ‘terror’ attacks on women outside abortion clinics.

The law firm that represents the anti-abortionists is linked to the Minister of Justice, a member of the Jorg Haider’s far-right Freedom Party.

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