VIENNA (AP) — Police say a demonstration protesting a right-wing ball in Vienna ended with 20 detentions and four people slightly injured.
About 3,000 demonstrators gathered to oppose the ball being hosted at the Hofburg palace by the right-wing FPO party, which promotes xenophobia and has some neo-Nazi supporters.
Some tried to break through police barricades and a few threw paint bombs and tear gas canisters. They dispersed early Saturday.
The demonstrators said the guests include neo-Nazis and other rightist extremists from Austria and abroad.
Two demonstrators and two police officers were reported slightly hurt.
‘Israel Heading To Nepal To Learn From The Earthquake How To Kill Better’– Yes, Someone Said This | Matt Vespa
Rioters And Looters Belong In Jail, In The Morgue Or On The Business End Of A Nightstick | John Hawkins