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Date Tournament Round Motion
2014-03-07 Vienna IV 1 THBT NGOs/charities should not accept donations from organizations that contradict their aims
2014-03-07 Vienna IV 2 In situations where it's not possible to achieve both aims and the decision lies with the doctor, THBT doctors should prioritize prolonging life over the quality of that life
2014-03-07 Vienna IV 3 Ottakring is a neighbourhood with a high percentage of immigrants, particularly from former Yugoslavia.
2014-03-07 Vienna IV 4 THBT the US and the EU should support a Russian annexation of Crimea in exchange for an otherwise independent Ukraine
2014-03-07 Vienna IV 5 Assuming participants have consented freely and in full knowledge of the risks and possible consequences, THW allow its citizens to participate in the “Thirst Games”
2014-03-07 Vienna IV 6 TH supports nations marketing themselves as destinations for ‘good time tourism’ (for the purpose of this debate, good time tourism refers to every form of tourism that satisfies human desires and is generally forbidden in the West (prostitution, drugs)
2014-03-07 Vienna IV Open_Quarters Given a machine that can predict a person's life 95% accurately, THW not use it
2014-03-07 Vienna IV Open_Semis THBT media aimed at children should reject the "happily ever after" model and show a more realistic picture
2014-03-07 Vienna IV Open_Final THBT no state, in any situation, has the right to demand, encourage or promote its citizen to fight or die for their country
2013-03-08 Vienna IV 1 THBT juries should only include individuals that are from the same socio-economic class as the defendant
2013-03-08 Vienna IV 2 TH, in hindsight, would still have fought the 2003 war in Iraq
2013-03-08 Vienna IV 3 THW, as an atheist, join an atheist church (definition: an atheist church is a congregation of non-religious people, who engage in singing, lectures and other activities. It also promotes the Manifesto for Atheists, which lists atheist virtues)
2013-03-08 Vienna IV 4 THBT school children in the UK should be taught that their country engaged in war crimes
2013-03-08 Vienna IV 5 TH, as the heir to any European throne, would refuse to become a monarch
2013-03-08 Vienna IV 6 THBT women are morally justified in lying about their past experiences, abilities and future family plans at a job interview or application
2013-03-08 Vienna IV Open_Semis You are an emigrant from a poor and collapsing unnamed country. You are offered full and immediate citizenship from the United States and the European Union. The offers are the only two options you have and are mutually exclusive. You do not know where you will live in either Union. Your native and only language is not spoken in either. Motion: THW emigrate to the European Union.
2013-03-08 Vienna IV Open_Final THW hold a referendum among all churchgoing Catholics to elect the new Pope rather than having Cardinals elect him
2012-03-09 Vienna IV 1 THW introduce mandatory trips to Nazi concentration camps for Austrian elementary school students.
2012-03-09 Vienna IV 2 This House supports the use of charity rather than state welfare systems.
2012-03-09 Vienna IV 3 This House believes that Russia was justified in vetoing intervention in Syria.
2012-03-09 Vienna IV 4 This House believes that Facebook is justified to censor any of its users' content for any reason it sees fit.
2012-03-09 Vienna IV 5 This House supports the appointment of technocratic governments in Eurozone countries suffering fiscal crisis.
2012-03-09 Vienna IV 6 THB the Israeli Army should adopt a policy of shooting to kill their own comrades where they are likely to be captured.
2012-03-09 Vienna IV Open_Semis THBT EU countries should promote Christianity and not other religions.
2012-03-09 Vienna IV Open_Final Given the ability to carry a full term pregnancy in an incubator. THBT humankind should seek to abolish natural pregnancy.