Town Bans Sharia-Approved “Burkini” From Pools

A small town in the region of Lower Austria has announced that it will be banning the Islamic approved swimwear known as the “burkini” from local pools. The Lower Austrian township of Hainfeld has announced that they will be banning the Islamic swimwear from pools after a request by a local elected official. Councillor Peter Terzer of the anti-mass migration Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) made the request to ban the garment after claiming that the burkini was “unsanitary”, reports Kronen Zeitung. The move comes hot on the heels of a similar ban in the southern German region of Bavaria where town officials also argued that the burkini was banned from the pool for reasons of hygiene. While the FPÖ has been most active in their fight against the mass movement of peoples across borders during the migrant crisis, they also have a long history of battling Islamisation in Austria. Leader of the party Heinz-Christian Strache has made no attempt to hide the fact that he and his party stand against Islamisation of Austria in any form. The party has singled out radical Islam in particular in election campaigns noting the links of radical mosques to terrorism. Last November Mr. Strache called