A simple online flash videogame backed by the right wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPO), launched in advance of regional elections to
be held on September 26, depicts the province of Styria as overrun with mosques and tasks players with stopping further ones from being built.
A Reuters story claims that the Bye Bye Mosque game has already drawn over 60,000 visitors.
Iin addition to criticisms from the local Islamic community, Social Democrats and the Green Party. A local Islamic leader named Anas Schakfeh called the game tasteless and incomprehensible, adding, This is religious hatred and xenophobia beyond
As the game ends, a message reads, Styria is full of minarets and mosques. So vote for Dr. Gerhard Kurzmann (pictured) and the Freedom Party on September 26 so that this doesn't happen.