Austrian politician calls asylum seekers ‘cave men’ on Facebook

A member of parliament from Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) called asylum seekers cave men on Facebook, triggering calls from other parties for his resignation.

Christian Hoebart’s comments highlighted a febrile debate on immigration in the country, where recent polls have shown FPO neck and neck with traditional centrist parties, attracting about a quarter of votes.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/austrian-politician-calls-asylum-seekers-cave-men-on-facebook-1.1993845

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