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Text of report by Austrian newspaper Der Standard website on 28 January
Vienna - According to a preliminary report published by the weekly city magazine Falter, a study on Muslim teachers in Austria rates them poorly for their views on democracy: according to a survey among 210 teachers, 21.9 per cent said to reject democracy because it was incompatible with Islam. All in all, 77.2 per cent of those polled see themselves as "part of Austrian society," while 4.5 per cent said that that was not the case.
Mouhanad Khorchide, author of the dissertation entitled Islamic Religious Instruction on the Crossroads Between Integration and Parallel Society submitted to the Islamic Teachers Training Institute of Vienna University and, according to Falter, himself an imam and religious education teacher, conducted the survey in 2007. His conclusion was that 22.6 per cent of the teachers adopted "fanatical attitudes," whereas the rejection …