Far-right extremists stormed a lecture on asylum in Austria yesterday dressed up in burkas and middle-age costumes to carry out a pretend 'stoning' on one of their members in a protest against refugees.

The group of about a dozen protesters from the far-right group Identitäre Bewegung Österreich stormed the university lecture hall in Klagenfurt around 17.30 when the lecture was taking place and unfurled a banner that read 'Integration is a lie'.

One of the men wearing a burka proceeded to carry out a 'stoning' using styrofoam blocks on another protester wearing traditional Austrian clothes who had his head and hands trapped in stocks. According the group's online statement, the man was supposed to represent an "Austrian patriot".

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