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Court Rules Swiss Muslim Girls Have to Learn to Swim with Boys - SwimSwam;

Court Rules Swiss Muslim Girls Have to Learn to Swim with Boys - SwimSwam

SwimSwamCourt Rules Swiss Muslim Girls Have to Learn to Swim with BoysSwimSwamThe European Court of Human Rights reached a decision on Tuesday that 2 Swiss Muslim girls have to learn to swim with boys. Current Photo via Mike Lewis/Ola Vista Photography · More News · Will Licon: “We've had a little chip on our shoulder” (Video).and more »

Muslim girls must take part in mixed swimming lessons in Switzerland - Press TV;

Muslim girls must take part in mixed swimming lessons in Switzerland - Press TV

Press TVMuslim girls must take part in mixed swimming lessons in SwitzerlandPress TVA European court has ruled that Muslim girls must take part in mixed school swimming classes after rejecting a case by a Turkish-Swiss couple who had requested that their daughters be exempted from such activities. The European Court of Human Rights ...and more »

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

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

Washington PostIn Switzerland, Muslim parents can't prevent their daughters from swimming with boysWashington PostIn 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 »

Muslim Girls Mandatory to Attend Swimming Classes in Switzerland - NriWorld;

Muslim Girls Mandatory to Attend Swimming Classes in Switzerland - NriWorld

NriWorldMuslim Girls Mandatory to Attend Swimming Classes in SwitzerlandNriWorldA European court has just ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend the swimming classes and will not receive any type of exemption or exception for that matter due to the controversy that arose regarding the mixed gender swimming classes.and more »

Muslim parents cannot exempt their daughters from mixed swimming classes - Le News;

Muslim parents cannot exempt their daughters from mixed swimming classes - Le News

Le NewsMuslim parents cannot exempt their daughters from mixed swimming classesLe NewsMuslim parents living in Basel, who were opposed to mixed swimming classes at school, took their case to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. © .shock | Dreamstime.com. The case concerned the refusal of the parents to send their daughters, ...and more »

Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys Europe court rules - Daily Nation;

Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys Europe court rules - Daily Nation

Daily NationSwiss Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys Europe court rulesDaily NationA Tunisian woman wearing a "burkini", a full-body swimsuit designed for Muslim women, walks in the water with a child on August 16, 2016. Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to school-run swimming lessons with boys, ...and more »

Muslim Girls Must Attend Mixed Swim Class, European Court Rules - Huffington Post;

Muslim Girls Must Attend Mixed Swim Class, European Court Rules - Huffington Post

Huffington PostMuslim Girls Must Attend Mixed Swim Class, European Court RulesHuffington PostA Muslim couple who refused on religious grounds to allow their two young daughters take part in boys-and-girls school swimming lessons in Switzerland did not have the right to do so, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday. The ruling by ...and more »

Islamophobic agenda at play in ECHR swimming rule: Activist - Press TV;

Islamophobic agenda at play in ECHR swimming rule: Activist - Press TV

Press TVIslamophobic agenda at play in ECHR swimming rule: ActivistPress TVA ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) that Muslim girls must take part in mixed school swimming classes has raised a lot of controversy. The ECHR accepted that the refusal by Swiss authorities to excuse children from compulsory ...and more »

Muslim girls must swim with boys in Switzerland, European court rules - Times of India;

Muslim girls must swim with boys in Switzerland, European court rules - Times of India

Times of IndiaMuslim girls must swim with boys in Switzerland, European court rulesTimes of IndiaSwitzerland 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 "interfered with" but that ...and more »

European court says Muslim girls can't skip swim class - New Europe;

European court says Muslim girls can't skip swim class - New Europe

New EuropeEuropean court says Muslim girls can't skip swim classNew EuropeThe European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland will not receive exemptions from mixed-sex swim classes on the basis of religion. As reported by The Christian Science Monitor, the case was brought by a ...and more »

Swiss ruling on swimming segregation draws Australian parallels - SBS;

Swiss ruling on swimming segregation draws Australian parallels - SBS

SBSSwiss ruling on swimming segregation draws Australian parallelsSBSSwitzerland'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 2017 - 6:52 PM UPDATED 12 Jan 2017 - 10:25 AM ...and more »

EU court of human rights rules that Muslim girls in Switzerland must swim along with boys - Blasting News;

EU court of human rights rules that Muslim girls in Switzerland must swim along with boys - Blasting News

Blasting NewsEU court of human rights rules that Muslim girls in Switzerland must swim along with boysBlasting NewsIn a growing fear in Europe of Muslim migrants, the EU court has upheld a school directive to enforce co-ed swimming. Islamic veiling | The Counter Jihad Report - counterjihadreport.com From BN support. Advertisements. The influx of Muslim refugees has ...and more »

Muslim girls must attend Swiss mixed-sex swimming lessons, court rules - International Business Times UK;

Muslim girls must attend Swiss mixed-sex swimming lessons, court rules - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKMuslim girls must attend Swiss mixed-sex swimming lessons, court rulesInternational Business Times UKMuslim girls must attend mixed-sex swimming lessons in Switzerland, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. The ruling from the Strasbourg-based court follows an appeal from Muslim parents, who objected to sending their young daughters ...and more »

Court rules Swiss Muslim girls to swim in same pool as boys - Ten Eyewitness News;

Court rules Swiss Muslim girls to swim in same pool as boys - Ten Eyewitness News

Ten Eyewitness NewsCourt rules Swiss Muslim girls to swim in same pool as boysTen Eyewitness NewsMuslim girls in Switzerland will be forced to join mixed-sex swimming lessons despite outcry from parents, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. While the ECHR acknowledged that religious freedom would be hindered, judges declared ...and more »

EU Court Says Muslim Girls Must Attend Co-Ed Swimming Classes - Newsy;

EU Court Says Muslim Girls Must Attend Co-Ed Swimming Classes - Newsy

NewsyEU Court Says Muslim Girls Must Attend Co-Ed Swimming ClassesNewsyA Swiss case argued for freedom of religion, but a human rights court said social integration is more important than parental wishes. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video.and more »

What the ruling on swim classes in Switzerland means for Muslims in Europe - Christian Science Monitor;

What the ruling on swim classes in Switzerland means for Muslims in Europe - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWhat the ruling on swim classes in Switzerland means for Muslims in EuropeChristian Science MonitorAre pools the new frontier for debates over Muslim integration? In Europe, it can seem that way. It's not just about bathing suits, either. Sara Miller Llana dives into a court ruling on Switzerland, where both immigrants and natives are negotiating ...and more »

Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland - euronews;

Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland - euronews

euronewsMixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in SwitzerlandeuronewsThe European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons. The decision comes after a Muslim couple refused on religious grounds to allow their two young daughters to take part and were ...and more »

Muslim Girls In Switzerland Will Have To Swim With Boys, European Court Rejects Exemption On Religious Grounds - The Inquisitr;

Muslim Girls In Switzerland Will Have To Swim With Boys, European Court Rejects Exemption On Religious Grounds - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrMuslim Girls In Switzerland Will Have To Swim With Boys, European Court Rejects Exemption On Religious GroundsThe InquisitrThe European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, France, dismissed a case filed by the parents of two Muslim girls in which the family asked that their daughters be exempted from attending swimming lessons at their school in Switzerland on ...and more »

Muslim girls can be ordered to swim with boys, European court finds - Fox News;

Muslim girls can be ordered to swim with boys, European court finds - Fox News

Fox NewsMuslim girls can be ordered to swim with boys, European court findsFox NewsA Muslim family must allow its teenage daughters to take part in their school's mixed-sex swimming classes -- even though their parents object, the European Court for Human Rights ruled Tuesday, deciding that Swiss authorities had not violated the ...and more »

Muslim Girls Will Now Be Forced To Swim Together With Boys In Switzerland - Konbini US;

Muslim Girls Will Now Be Forced To Swim Together With Boys In Switzerland - Konbini US

Konbini USMuslim Girls Will Now Be Forced To Swim Together With Boys In SwitzerlandKonbini USOne of the most divisive debates in western democracies over the last two years has been whether European countries have authority to control people's religious expression. After a whole range of rulings in Europe – the French burkini ban, the ...and more »