Court refuses to suspend new secular law

Court refuses to suspend new secular law

May 14, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
It will remain illegal in Geneva for public workers to wear religious symbols.
Ticino face covering ban mainly affecting football fans

Ticino face covering ban mainly affecting football fans

Oct. 15, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
The Ticino ban on face coverings is affecting football fans the most.
Swiss MP under-fire for publishing school list

Swiss MP under-fire for publishing school list

July 9, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
A Swiss People’s Party MP is under fire for publishing the names of school children in Dübendorf on Facebo...
Government says no to national veil ban

Government says no to national veil ban

June 28, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
The federal government has come out as being against a national vote to ban the veil.
Aargau man could face racism charges after anti-Muslim sign

Aargau man could face racism charges after anti-Muslim sign

March 16, 2018, 6:09 a.m.
A man in canton Aargau could be charged with racism offences after he placed a sign on his home which said, ‘We...
Asylum seekers drop in Switzerland

Asylum seekers drop in Switzerland

Oct. 20, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
The number of people asking for asylum in Switzerland is dropping sharply. According to the latest numbers from the S...
Parliament rejects compulsory hand shaking in schools

Parliament rejects compulsory hand shaking in schools

Sept. 28, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
The Swiss parliament has rejected a motion making it mandatory for school students to shake their teachers’ hands.
Switzerland tops poll for Muslim integration

Switzerland tops poll for Muslim integration

Aug. 28, 2017, 5:39 a.m.
Switzerland is top in the integration of Muslims in comparison to its European neighbours, recent studies show. ...
Courts skeptical over asylum conversions

Courts skeptical over asylum conversions

July 17, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Swiss courts are reacting skeptically to cases of asylum seekers who convert to Christianity in the hope it will stre...
Private Muslim schools maybe set up in Switzerland

Private Muslim schools maybe set up in Switzerland

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Muslims in Switzerland may set up a network of private schools in the country.  
Basel authorities praise European court ruling

Basel authorities praise European court ruling

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Basel cantonal authorities have praised a ruling by the court of Human Rights in Strasbourg after it decided a Muslim...
Geneva issues guide for teachers dealing with religious disputes

Geneva issues guide for teachers dealing with religious disputes

Aug. 24, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
The canton of Geneva has issued a guide for teachers dealing with religious disputes in schools. As the "NZZ&qu...
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