After the revelations about Austria's Vice-Chancellor, Strache and his resignation announcement, thousands of people gather since the morning in front of the Chancellery in Vienna. They loudly demand new elections.
At the Vienna Ballhausplatz, Chancellor's office and President's seat are directly opposite, only a few metres separate the two historic buildings. On this Sunny Saturday, the ball house is only symbolic to the place of confrontation - it is loud and colorful.
About 6000 people gathered according to estimates by the police since the morning. Your claim: "new elections now, elections now." A protester is still shocked by the Video with the Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache: "When I look at what is the Strache says, you have to believe that we are not really eight million Moronic, when we are here."From many political Camps
demonstrators in Europe waving flags, the Green youth is here, the Neos, a speaker of the Austrian trade Union youth group (thank you!) car. Susanne Hofer, Chairman of the thank you!, calling from the roof of the van, the first words of "Bella Ciao" to the micro - the Italian partisan song and the anthem of the workers ' parties.
supporters of different parties and organizations demonstrated together.
"today is a glimmer of hope for a better politics and a better government here in Austria," says Hofer. For the many protesters on the ballhausplatz are a clear Statement that the people of the FPÖ and the government have nothing to look for."Now you see and hear, like the ticking of"
"I'm here because I'm so happy that the is finally gone, the Strache," says a young Viennese, after the trache has announced his resignation. "The fact that we have a change in Austria, in the positive sense and not a radical right-wing people in the government, that makes me happy. We should make today a holiday."
"Today is a holiday," said one Viennese. The government, he is already a long time is unbearable. "And this Video from yesterday shows the true face of that thought but anyway. Now, you see, and you hear the ticking."