A new poster campaign by the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) was launched by leader Heinz-Christian Strache on his Facebook page. It shows a blonde woman with the phrase "Too beautiful for a veil".

The poster references a recent call by the FPÖ for a ban on the public wearing of the burqa, for which the party proposes to introduce a private member's bill into the Austrian parliament next week.

The image is linked to Upper Austrian provincial leader Manfred Haimbuchner, who has repeatedly warned of the threat of Islamification and problems with integration in Austria.

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