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Neo-nazi Party Members Arrested

Five members of an Austrian neo-Nazi organization, Aktion Neue Rechte (ANR), were arrested last night in downtown Vienna. They were wearing black uniforms reminiscent of the SS uniforms well known since the times of the Third Reich. Police, informed by shocked passersby, arrested the ANR members near St. Stephan’s Cathedral for disturbing the public order. The ANR demonstration had been permitted by the Austrian authorities. The ANR has not been declared illegal. A crowd of about 300 watched as the ANR activists passed their propaganda pamphlets to passersby.