1/11/17

Article of the day: ECHR: Swiss Muslim girls must attend mixed-sex swimming lessons

J. Rankin, ECHR: Swiss Muslim girls must attend mixed-sex swimming lesson, The Guardian (10 January 2017)


Swiss authorities did not violate right to freedom of religion in rejecting parents’ request for exemption, court rules

Switzerland has won a case at the European court of human rights over its insistence that Muslim parents send their children to mixed-sex school swimming lessons.
The Strasbourg-based court ruled that Swiss authorities had not violated the right to freedom of religion by insisting that two Muslim parents send their daughters to mixed-sex swimming lessons.
 See https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/10/echr-swiss-muslim-girls-must-attend-mixed-sex-swimming-lessons for the article

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