Leader: Hannelore Schuster
This is a citizens initiative launched in 2007 against the extension of a mosque in Vienna (ATIB Mosque Dammstrasse). It organises meetings, collects signatures and publishes ‘news’.
The group is linked to the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ̈).
Their website is still active as of April 2018.
Leader: Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff
Claiming to be an internationally active organisation based in Vienna and affiliated with the Austrian Association of Academics, Mission Europa Netzwerk Karl Martell is closely aligned to the International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA), ACT! for America, Ummat-al-Kuffar, The International Free Press Society and Dutch politician Geert Wilders.
The group was founded in 2007 to co-ordinate the activities of organisations campaigning against the so-called ‘Islamisation of Europe’.
Elisabeth Sabadistch-Wolff and Liz Schmidt have represented Mission Europa Netzwerk Karl Martell alongside ICLA representatives at conferences of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Nothing has been published on the website since 2012.
Leader: Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff and Liz Schmidt.
The Austrian arm of the German NGO, Bürgerbewegung Pax Europa (BPE).
Sabaditsch-Wolff and Schmidt represented the Austrian BPE at the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw in 2012. They were in attendance alongside Alain Wagner (head of the Stop Sharia campaign and co-founder of the International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA)), David Erzett (ICLA), Dave Petteys (ACT! for America 5280 Coalition), Felix Strüning (Director of the Stresemann Foundation), Hendrik Raeder Claussen (ICLA).
The branch appears to have been dormant since April 2016.
Sabaditsch-Wolff leads the (now-dormant) Österreich Bürgerbewegung Pax Europa, the Austrian arm of the German-based Bürgerbewegung Pax Europa (BPE), a registered NGO. She also heads the Mission Europa Netzwerk Karl Martell.
Sabaditsch-Wolff has played a major role in representing the International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA) and BPE, an ally of the ICLA, together with Liz Schmidt, at conferences of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) since 2009, and often reports from the conferences on the Gates of Vienna site.
She has also kept strong links with ACT! for America, leading its international chapter from Austria.
Sabaditsch-Wolff was convicted in a Vienna court on 15 February 2011 of hate speech for comments about Muhammad and Islam delivered at an Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ̈)-organised seminar in November 2009. She was sentenced to a fine of €480.
In April 2016 she embarked on an American tour organised with ACT! for America.