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February 4, 2000
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Protesting the likely entry of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party into the country’s next government, the Simon Wiesenthal Center is pulling out of a joint project with Austria aimed at fostering tolerance among youth. In a letter to Wolfgang Schussel, whose People’s Party is poised to form a government with Jorg Haider’s Freedom Party, the center said such a coalition makes it morally impossible to continue the planned project.

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