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Islam in Switzerland Three-quarters of Swiss back a burka ban

A nationwide ban on face-coverings – a de facto burka ban – would currently get the thumbs-up from 76% of Swiss voters.

Counter-proposal Government rejects Swiss ‘burka ban’ initiative

Instead it wants to crack down on people forcing others to wear face-covering headgear.

campanology complaint Court rules night-time church bells can continue in Swiss town

The Swiss Federal Court in Lausanne has ruled in favour of a church near Zurich that wants to continue ringing its bells throughout the night. The ...

Exclude or integrate? How politicians would deal with Islamic fundamentalists

Switzerland’s political parties differ in their approaches to coping with Islamic fundamentalism. Some focus on anti-terror, others on integration.