40 thousand Austrians took to street protest against compulsory vaccinations against COVID-19
new restrictive measures related to the spread of COVID-19. People rebelled against the introduction of compulsory vaccination against coronavirus, reports TASS.
According to the Austrian police, almost 40 thousand people protested across Austria on November 27. Tens of thousands took to the streets in the city of Graz in one of the largest demonstrations in the city since World War II. It is known that in small St. Pölten, with a population of 50 thousand people, about 3 thousand people took to the streets, the police had to intervene and start detaining demonstrators.
Protests began in Austria after the country's authorities introduced a nationwide lockdown with November 22 and promised to start a compulsory vaccination campaign for all citizens of the country from February 1, 2022.
Earlier, the Austrian government also closed the entry to the country for all tourists. Restrictions on travel to Austria will be in effect until December 3, and then the authorities will once again assess the epidemiological situation in the country.