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Westenthaler: “There is something wrong with the law in Austria”

peter westenthalerIn todays “Pressestunde”, a TV-show with a politican and two journalists, shown every Sunday morning on Austrian TV, the BZÖ politican of the “orange party” Peter Westenthaler, was talking about the Austrian law in relation to the incest crime of Amstetten.

He said that there is something wrong with the law in Austria. There must be a harder punishment for child abusers. Westenthaler also criticized Austrias justice minister Maria Berger. “She is protecting sex offenders and child abusers with low jail sentences and preterm releases from prison”, he told. The BZÖ politican thinks that Berger is ready to resign.

Westenthaler also does not understand why she is demanding a “second chance” for sex offenders. “The victim has no second chance either”, he explains.

The politican of the orange BZÖ party wants to have the most highest possible protection for children. That’s why he is going to introduce a motion of no confidence against the Austrian justice minister tomorrow in the parliament.


Giving a box of chocolate is a crime in Salzburg

A woman from Salzburg gave her neighbour a box of chocolate. Today she has to appear before a court, because the public prosecution department of Salzburg thinks giving a special type of chocolate fulfils the criminal offence of an harmful threat. According to Austrian medias the woman has to expect one year prison. Two months […]

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Judge claims mother of Natascha Kampusch was involved in kidnapping

The Styrian judge Martin Wabl claims that the mother of Natascha Kampusch was involved in the kidnapping of her own daughter. After his yesterday performance in court, he is allowed to expose his proof of the truth about that case in court. The mother of Natscha Kampusch is not happy about such plans. She demands […]

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Muslim terror suspect don’t wanted to kill humans

The Muslim believer created videos which he published on the internet platform YouTube, and threatened the Austrian government with terror. Now being in court everything sounds a bit different. “It was a misunderstanding and he never wanted to kill humans”, he said. His wife was excluded from the trial, because she don’t wanted to take […]

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12-year-old pupil showed middle finger to teacher: trial!

A peculiar trial is going on in the Carinthian town of Spittal an der Drau. A 12-year-old pupil has arraign his female teacher to court, because she has hurt his middle finger. Before the “finger attack”, the pupil has presented his outstretched middle finger to the teacher during a lesson. The case happened during a […]

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Austrian actor and director called Carinthians “dumb”

The 60-year-old man from Vienna who is working as an actor and director in the Austrian movie scene, seems to have a serious problem with Austrias federal state of Carinthia. During a TV show he called the inhabitants of Carinthia “dumb” and “cretins”. Now he has to face an action at law from a 16-year-old […]

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Too little pocket money: son wanted to kill parents

A 16-year-old boy from a town in Styria had to appear in court, because he declared to kill his parents. The reason of his anger was the little amount of pocket money. He asked his parents for more financial support. The parents refused. The 16-year-old started to riot in the house, destroyed doors and the […]

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More than 4 years prison for attacking drug dealer

Usually drug dealers try to avoid the police, but in that case drug dealers were crying for help, because one of them was attacked by a fist fighter. Now a 30-year-old man from Carinthia has to go to prison for 4 years and 6 months, because he has attacked a drug dealer in Graz. There […]

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Attempted murder: 720 EUR monetary penalty

A very mild judiciary met a Turkish woman in Innsbruck today, who wanted to kill her former boyfriend with two knifes. The woman was sentenced to a monetary penalty of 720 EUR. During this years spring time, she attacked her former boyfriend in an underground carpark with two knifes. One knife was 20 centimeter long. […]

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Austrian ticket inspectors can use adequate measures of violence

According to the new decision of the Court of Chancery, ticket inspectors are allowed to hold people in public transports and check their tickets. So far Austrian ticket inspectors were not allowed to hold fare dodgers. If a fare dodger run away and escaped, the ticket inspector was not allowed to chase him. Now this […]

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Vicious rapist wins trial against his victim in Vorarlberg

The legally convicted rapist has filed a suit against his victim because of libel writ, and came up as the shining winner of the bizarre lawsuit. The victim made an interview with a local newspaper, and told about the maltreatments and the rape. The rapist read the interview, and went to court. He was complaining […]

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Overwhelming majority: 87,5% of Austrians want to release prisoners

The latest survey about releasing prisoners from Austrian prisons showed an overwhelming result: 87,5% of the Austrians think the prisoners should work in freedom instead of sitting in prison. The Austrian justice minister Maria Berger (Socialdemocrats) had the idea to take the pressure off Austrian prisons. The prisoners should be released and work in freedom […]

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Mountain rescue service knocked down running sportsman

It happened at the beginning of this year. A 54-year-old man was running through a bird sanctuary of Innsbrucks Kranebitten wetlands. Two men of the mountain rescue service caught him, knocked him down, and got him handcuffs. It’s not allowed to run through a bird sanctuary. Today the sportsman was sentenced to a fine of […]

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26-year-old impregnate 12-year-old: verdict of not guilty

The trial about a 26-year-old man who impregnated a 12-year-old girl in Vienna, ended with a verdict of not guilty yesterday. The man tried to explain he thought the girl is already 16 years old. The court believed him. The young girl had an abortion. In court she said the 26-year-old knew her real age. […]

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Trial because commenting death of Interior Minister as “good news”

Today the chairman of an asylum seeker organisation has to stand his trial in Vienna. He commented the death of the female Interior Minister Liese Prokop during the night to the 1st January as “good news” in one of his press releases. “Good news for beginning of the year”, was written on the homepage and […]

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Viennese woman in court because she wanted sex with priest

The 41-year-old woman from Vienna tried several years to have a hot night of love with a certain priest. The priest was not able to escape from the woman who was hungry for his love. He tried to move to other places, but the woman always found him and followed. The priest got depressions, attacks […]

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Angry car driver dumped road safety camera in river

A 22-year-old car driver from Vorarlberg is accused, he has a removed and dumped a road safety camera into the Rhein river. Road safety cameras can be annoying for hasty car drivers. A 22-year-old man from Vorarlberg removed such a problem his way. He digged out the road safety camera from the earth with the […]

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Law against begging in Fürstenfeld: beggar go to court

One beggar from the Styrian town of Fürstenfeld is not excited about the new law against begging on the street. He locates an offense against human rights and prepares a charge in the constitution court. The beggar gets support from the Vinzenz community, a female lawyer, and the constitution expert Brünner from Graz. “The law […]

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Three months jail for eating bread rolls during working time

A hungry bakerman was sentenced to three months jail on probation in Klagenfurt, because he was eating bread rolls during working time. Replying to the question of the judge why he ate the bread rolls of his boss without buying them he answered: “I was hungry”. In spite of his delict the bakerman is still […]

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Female student beated and bited policemen in Graz

The anger about the tuition fee brought a 23-year-old female student from Graz to court. Totally drunk she started to paint paroles against channcellor Gusenbauer on walls. When two policemen tried to stop her from her criminal act, she started to beat and bite them. In court she said he has a problem with alcohol […]

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Austrian voodoo priest has to go to jail for 6 years

Voodoo magic is not accepted in Austria. This was the consequence of yesterdays verdict of guilty in the Upper Austrian voodoo trial. The 61-year-old Austrian voodoo priest has to go to jail for 6 years. His 51-year-old wife was sentenced to five years in jail. Both were celebrating voodoo parties in their house. The voodoo […]

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Helmut Elsner: from France to Austrian court house

Yesterday evening former BAWAG boss Helmut Elsner was brought from France back to Austria. His machine arrived on 6:57pm at Vienna Airport. About 7:30pm Elsner, who is involved in Austrias biggest bank scandal and tried to escape to France, was brought to the Viennese court house “Wiener Landesgericht”. From the airport to the city centre, […]

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Peter Westenthaler talks about finances of Freedom Party in court

Yesterday BZÖ-boss and former leader of the parliamentary group of the Freedom Party Peter Westenthaler was talking in the Riess-Passer-trial in Innsbruck. Westenthaler told the expenses of former party leader Susanne Riess-Passer were “absolutely justified”. He confirms the accusations against the party leaders, they have splurged money, are not true. Neither when 34 mio EUR […]

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Violent woman teacher has to pay 2.400 EUR

A female teacher from Upper Austria who knocked a 9-year-old pupil to the floor and kicked him last September was yesterday fined 2.400 EUR. The teacher requested respite. The verdict is not legally recognized.

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Trapattoni wants 150.000 EUR compensation from voice imitator

The coach of the Salzburg football team Red Bull went to court against a voice imitator, who made advertising with his voice in the radio. Several times the imitator made advertising on the radio for a car-dealer with the voice of Giovanni Trapattoni. Trarattoni now wants fictitious license fee because of the violation of his […]

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Almdudler trial: Female landlord sentenced to 8 weeks

The female landlord made advertising with Almdudler on the window of her restaurant, but inside her restaurant she sold usual herbal juice instead of the original Almdudler. Today she was sentenced to 8 weeks prison on probation. Almdudler is searching for such pubs and restaurants which make advertising with its famous soft drink, but give […]

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Austrian prisoners are allowed to watch porn movies in jail

A prisoner of the jail in Krems has made a complaint that he was not allowed to buy a porn movie. The court of justice prove the prisoner right, and in future he is allowed to watch as many porn movies he wants. Prisoners should be allowed to watch movies, reads the judgement of the […]

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Protest against divorce: Viennese man cut his ring finger off

The intention of a woman to divorce, made the husband so upset that he cut his ring finger off. Now he could go to jail for one year because the judge sees a “intimidation for the woman against the divorce”. The man who lives in Vienna does not regret the loss of his ring finger. […]

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Freedom Party wants money from Susanne Riess-Passer

The judicial hearing between the Freedom Party and Susanne Riess-Passer continues today at the court in Innsbruck. The Freedom Party wants 600.000 EUR from its ex-boss Susanne Riess-Passer. The issue in the civil action is the note of expenses of Susanne Riess Passer during her period as party leader. She took 100.000 EUR for her […]

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