EU Court: Muslim girls must swim with boys in Switzerland

EU Court: Muslim girls must swim with boys in Switzerland European Court of Human Rights upholds fines on Swiss Muslim parents who refused mixed swimming lessons for daughters. 10 Jan 2017 11:38 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. The ECHR said the Swiss court was right to protect …

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Muslim Children Forced To Attend Mixed-Sex Swimming Lessons

Muslim parents will be forced to send their children into mixed swimming lessons after a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling on Tuesday. Switzerland won its case after the Strasbourg-based court ruled authorities had not violated freedom of …

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Switzerland Wins Human Rights Case on Muslim Children Taking Mixed Swimming Classes

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that Switzerland had not violated human rights by insisting that Muslim children attend mixed swimming classes. The case centred on two Muslim parents who took the authorities to court over their wish …

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Turkish migrant parents lose fight to stop Muslim girls swimming alongside boys in Switzerland

Muslim students will now have to take part in mixed-gender swimming lessons, even after the European Court of Human Rights said that religious freedoms were being interfered with. Switzerland won a case at the ECHR on Tuesday after a ruling said that …

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ECHR rules mixed swimming is obligatory for Swiss Muslim children

Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepted that the refusal by authorities to exempt girls from the lessons interfered with their right to …

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Switzerland wins case forcing Muslim girls to swim with boys in lessons

Switzerland has won a landmark court case which obliges Muslim parents to send their children to mixed swimming classes. A panel of seven judges at the European Court of Human Rights found that religious freedom had been “interfered with” but that the …

Evening Standard

Muslim girls must swim with boys in mixed lessons, European court rules

Parents of Muslim girls cannot withdraw them from mixed sex swimming lessons because of their faith, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. A couple of Turkish origin argued they should not have been fined for keeping their daughters, then aged

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EU Court: Muslim girls must swim with boys in Switzerland

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 “interfered with” but that

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Muslim parents must send children to mixed swimming lessons, European court rules

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 …

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ECHR rules Muslim schoolgirls must take swimming classes in Switzerland

Muslim parents had alleged that sending their daughters to compulsory swimming lessons violated freedom of religion. The ECHR ruled that Swiss authorities were within bounds to deny an exemption. Musliminnen in einem Schwimmbad Burkini …

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Swiss Muslim Girls Must Take Mixed Swimming Classes: Europe Court

In a landmark judgement on Tuesday, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that the Muslim girls will have to attend mixed swimming lessons in a school in Basel, Switzerland. The case was filed by two Swiss nationals of Turkish origin, who …

The Quint

Muslim girls in Switzerland can’t be exempted from taking swimming lesson with boys, court rules

Although the ECHR acknowledged that religious freedom was interfered, the judges on the panel said the ruling does not violate any laws. Namrata Tripathi. January 10, 2017 18:03 IST. Swimming. A girl swimming in a pool. [Representational Image]Reuters.

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

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 …

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Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys: Europe court

Strasbourg (France) (AFP) – 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

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