Fribourg and Zurich refuse to ban headscarves in schools

1st October 2010, Comments 0 comments

Fribourg has decided to allow girls of Muslim faith to wear headscarves in school, but they will no longer be dispensed from sports or swimming lessons on the grounds of their faith. Zurich and Fribourg are the first cantons to take an official position against a ban. In Saint Gall, the recommendation to ban headscarves has been challenged by a Muslim girl.

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