Werner Kogler

Austrian Police to Guard Bosnia-Born Minister Following Threats

The Office for the Protection of the Constitution and Counterterrorism, a police agency tasked with protecting the constitutional organs of the Austrian state, has allocated three agents to shadow Justice Minister Alma Zadic, citing the risk of a planned attack on her, the Kronen Zeitung newspaper reported.

Former Bosnian Refugee to Become Austria’s New Justice Minister

A Bosnian-born woman who came to Austria as a child refugee will be Austria's new Justice Minister, it was confirmed on Thursday.

Thirty-five-year-old Alma Zadic, a lawyer and member of the Green Party, will also be the youngest Justice Minister in Austrian history and the first to come from an immigrant background.