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ECHR rules Muslim schoolgirls must take swimming classes in Switzerland - Deutsche Welle

Switzerland did not violate freedom of religion by denying two Muslim students an exemption from compulsory mixed-gender swimming classes, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Tuesday. The case concerned the refusal of Muslim ...and more »

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

Swiss authorities did not violate right to freedom of religion in rejecting parents' request for exemption, court rules. Jennifer Rankin in Brussels. Tue 10 Jan 2017 07.24 EST Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 02.49 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

EU Court: Muslim girls must swim with boys in Switzerland - Business Insider

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth Switzerland has won a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case allowing it to force Muslim parents to send their daughters to mixed school swimming lessons. A panel of seven judges found that freedom of religion had been ...and more »

Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys: Europe court - SBS - The World Game

Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to school-run swimming lessons with boys, Europe's top rights court said Tuesday, dismissing a challenge by a Turkish-Swiss couple claiming the rule violated their beliefs. Updated ...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 »

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

Languages: Deutsch. Comments Print. Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons, Europe's rights top court ruled Tuesday (10 January), responding to a challenge by a Turkish-Swiss couple ...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 »

Muslim girls must learn to swim with boys in Switzerland after the country wins legal fight with Turkish migrant parents - The Sun

MUSLIM parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons, Europe's top rights court ruled today. A Turkish family had launched an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights (EHCR), arguing the ...and more »

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

Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their children to mixed swimming lessons, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled Tuesday. Europe's highest ruled that refusing to exempt two Muslim pupils from compulsory mixed swimming ...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 »