In response to the Viennese armed "elite" police force (WEGA) storming a total of 23 apartments, houses & offices to arrest and imprison anti-Kleider Bauer activists in Vienna, Lower Austria, Styria and Tirol on May 21st 2008, solidarity demonstrations have taken place in; Vienna, Wiener Neustadt, Graz, Bregenz, Hamburg, Berlin, Stockholm, Munich & Salzburg.
More solidarity demos planned in Romania and Italy.
Many of the demonstrations were against Kleider Bauer, because the arrested campaigners are suspected of forming a criminal organisation against the fur selling company, under �278a of Austrian law.
Press release from the Legal Defence:
Sunday 25th May 2008: 14:30 pm
A further demonstration of solidarity before the national court in Wiener Neustadt (Austria) - more info on
http://at.indymedia.org . For the time of the rally and latest contact the legal assistance number: 0650/5926791
On Monday 26th May: 10:00 am
There will be a press conference from the legal assistance at the press room of the Green Parlamentary Club, located Löwelstraße 12, on the second floor.
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