Court backs Swiss that Muslim girls must attend swim class

Europe's court of human rights has rejected an appeal by a Turkish-born couple who were fined in Switzerland for keeping their daughters out of mixed-gender, mandatory public-school swimming lessons for reasons linked to their Muslim faith.

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  • Court backs Swiss that Muslim girls must attend swim class
    GENEVA — A European court has rejected an appeal by a Turkish-born couple who were fined in Switzerland for keeping their daughters out of mixed-gender, mandatory public school swimming lessons for reasons linked to their Muslim faith. The European Court ...
    01/10/2017 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • Court backs Swiss ruling that Muslim girls must attend swim class
    GENEVA – Europe”s court of human rights has rejected an appeal by a Turkish-born couple who were fined in Switzerland for keeping their daughters out of mixed-gender, mandatory public-school swimming lessons for reasons linked to their Muslim faith.
    01/10/2017 - 12:21 am | View Link
  • Court backs Swiss that Muslim girls must attend swim class
    GENEVA – Europe's court of human rights has rejected an appeal by a Turkish-born couple who were fined in Switzerland for keeping their daughters out of mixed-gender, mandatory public-school swimming lessons for reasons linked to their Muslim faith.
    01/9/2017 - 10:35 pm | View Link
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    01/9/2017 - 8:05 pm | View Link
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