The statements of the third-chairman of the National Council and Freedom Party (FPÖ) leader Norbert Hofer regarding the Koran are under investigation by the investigating authorities. The Vienna Public Prosecutor’s Office has made a request to the National Council to agree to an official prosecution, the Austrian Press Agency learned from the parliamentary chamber. It is not yet clear when the Immunity Committee will decide to waive parliamentary immunity. During a demonstration of the Freedom Party at the Viktor Adler Market in June, Hofer had said that the Holy Book of Muslims was more dangerous than the Corona virus: “I am not afraid of Corona, Corona is not dangerous. Representatives of Islam and the political competition were outraged and reacted with charges for incitement and disparagement of religious teachings.