Swiss school board orders Muslim schoolboy to shake hands with female teachers

A school board in a Swiss canton has dismissed the appeal of a 15-year-old Muslim boy who had been ordered to shake hands with...

Niqab ban enforced in Swiss canton with fines up to £8,000

A new ban on the niqab has been enforced in a Swiss town with two Muslims already being fined for breaching it. A Swiss woman,...

Switzerland rejects citizenship of two Muslim girls for refusing to swim with boys

The Swiss government has denied citizenship to two Muslim girls for refusing to take part in swimming lessons with boys at school. The 12 and 14-year-old girls will...

Swiss state bans burqa and niqab

Wearing a burqa in public in the Swiss canton of Ticino will be an offence punishable by a fine of up to 10,000 francs...

Swiss school tells Muslim pupil to take off hijab in class

A high school in the canton of Bern has banned a Muslim pupil from wearing the hijab in class, Swiss media reported on Monday. The...

“Halal” butcher in Switzerland sold pork to Muslims for three years

A "halal" butcher has been taken to court after selling pork to Muslim customers for over three years. According to Morocco World News, the Swiss...

Man shot dead in Swiss mosque

One person has died in Switzerland after a shooting took place in a mosque full of worshippers at Jummah prayers, police have said. Police arrested...
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