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ECHR: Swiss Muslim girls must attend mixed-sex swimming lessons - The Guardian

A mixed-sex school swimming lesson. The parents in the case argued that their beliefs did not allow their children to take part in mixed-sex lessons. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA. Switzerland. ECHR: Swiss Muslim girls must attend mixed-sex swimming ...and more »

European court: Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys - EurActiv

Basel authorities had tried to accommodate the parents' beliefs by allowing the girls to wear the burkini swimsuit. [Al-Jazeera/Google]. Languages: Deutsch. Comments Print Facebook LinkedIn162 Google + Twitter WhatsApp Email. Muslim parents in ...and more »

Muslim Schoolgirls in Switzerland Must Swim With Boys, ECHR Rules - Newsweek

Muslim girls in Switzerland must swim with their male classmates, the European Court on Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. Judges rejected a case brought by two Swiss nationals, originally from Turkey, who refused to send their Muslim teenage daughters to ...and more »

In Switzerland, Muslim parents can't prevent their daughters from swimming with boys - Washington Post

In 2008, a couple living in Basel, Switzerland, forbid their young daughters from attending school swim class. The Muslim parents didn't want their kids, 7 and 9, in the pool with boys. Officials made some accommodations — the girls could wear ...and more »

European court: Swiss Muslim girls must swim with boys - Aljazeera.com

The European Court of Human Rights upheld a decision of a Swiss court backing fines on Muslim parents who refused to allow their daughters to take part in mixed swimming lessons on the basis of their religion. The parents, both Turkish-Swiss dual ...and more »

Swiss Muslim girls must learn to swim with boys, court rules - BBC News

Switzerland has won a case at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) obliging Muslim parents to send their children to mixed swimming lessons. It said authorities were justified in giving precedence to enforcing "the full school curriculum" and the ...and more »

Muslim parents must send children to mixed swimming lessons, European court rules - Telegraph.co.uk

Muslims girls in Switzerland must not be exempt from mixed swimming lessons, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has said, in a potentially groundbreaking ruling. The court in Strasbourg threw out an appeal that had been brought by a Muslim ...and more »

Swiss ruling on swimming segregation draws Australian parallels - SBS

Switzerland's legal win against Muslim parents who refused to let their daughters join mixed-sex swimming lessons has drawn Australian parallels. By. Omar Dabbagh. 11 Jan - 6:52 PM UPDATED 12 Jan - 10:25 AM. A Swiss ruling that a Muslim family must ...and more »

Muslim Girls in Switzerland Must Attend Swim Classes With Boys, Court Says - New York Times

In 2008, school officials in Basel, Switzerland, ordered a Muslim couple to enroll their daughters in a mandatory swimming class, despite the parents' objections to having their girls learn alongside boys. The officials offered the couple some ...and more »

Muslim Children in Switzerland Must Attend Mixed Swimming Classes, Court Rules - TIME

Europe's highest ruled that refusing to exempt two Muslim pupils from compulsory mixed swimming lessons gave precedence to the children's “full school curriculum” and had “not infringed the right to freedom of religion.” Two Swiss-Turkish nationals ...and more »