Scene of chaos: Rally against far-right Academics’ Ball sparks clashes in Austria

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Around 5,000 people gathered in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Friday evening to protest an annual ball held by the right-wing Freedom Party of Austria. The Academics’ Ball has long been accused of attracting the far-right elite. Rioters tried to break through police barricades and hurled firecrackers. At least one police officer was injured, and dozens of protesters were arrested for violence.