Thousands protest against Austrian government's shift to the right

VIENNA/ZURICH (Reuters) – Protesters took to the streets of Vienna on Saturday and called for members of the Austria’s new right wing government to be boycotted by the rest of Europe.

Protestors hold signs during an anti-government demonstration in Vienna, Austria January 13, 2018. Signs read “don’t let Nazis into government”. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Around 20,000 people according to police estimates gathered to protest against the new coalition government which includes the far-right Freedom Party (FPO), which was founded by former Nazis.

The demonstrators included students, leftist groups and pensioners who called themselves Grannies Against The Right

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