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Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for ‘burqa ban’

A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional “burqa ban”, after voters in St Gallen on Sunday emphatically backed prohibiting all face-covering garments in public spaces. By – AFP At the same time, voters across Switzerland resoundingly rejected initiatives aimed at boosting local farming and promoting more ethical and environmental standards in food production, amid fears of cost hikes and reduced ...

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Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

The Swiss city of Lausanne has blocked a Muslim couple’s bid to become Swiss nationals over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex. By – Bridie Pearson-Jones Scroll 4Video The municipality refused to grant the couple’s citizenship application due to ‘their lack of respect for gender equality’ Lausanne mayor Gregoire Junod said. He said a municipal commission ...

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“ASYLUM SEEKERS” Return Their Homelands On Vacation With Taxpayers’ Money

After the controversial scandal surrounding suspected bribes and purchased residence permits for immigrants, statistics are showing that more so-called asylum seekers are reportedly “on holiday” in their home country. The journeys are becoming more and more frequent according to the German Migration Board, commonly known as BAMF. By – Brünnhilde BAMF states that there are now even more cases where asylum ...

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Switzerland may TRY TO expel 3,200 rejected Eritrean asylum seekers

Eritreans whose asylum claims were denied but were admitted into Switzerland on a temporary basis could lose their status due to a court ruling last year. In recent days, they have received a letter from the government stating that their residence permit is being reviewed.  By – swissinfo.ch In August 2017, the Federal Administrative Court ruled that Eritrean nationals who had ...

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Swiss: No more citizenship to refugees on welfare

Asylum seekers and migrants who have received welfare over the past three years will no longer be granted citizenship in Switzerland – unless they pay the state back. By – Michael F. Haverluck  Regardless of whether or not Muslim refugees living off government handouts have been permanent residents in Switzerland during the time needed to apply for citizenship, it will not ...

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Denmark halts aid to Palestinian NGO over terror ties

Danish Foreign Ministry decides to stop funding for 14 Palestinian organizations in the wake of an internal investigation that found these groups used the money to promote terrorism and the boycott against Israel. By – Itamar Eichner    Denmark’s Foreign Ministry announced on Friday that it was halting financial aid to several Palestinian NGOs over ties with terror groups. In addition, ...

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YouTube Temporarily Bans Europeans from Viewing Cernovich Documentary on Sweden’s Migrant Rape Crisis

Cernovich shared the email from YouTube that informed him his documentary, Invasion! How Sweden Became the Rape Capital of the West, which was published in March, would be censored in Europe on Thursday. By – Charlie Nash “We have received a legal complaint regarding your video. After review, the following video: Invasion! How Sweden Became the Rape Capital of the West has been blocked from ...

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Sweden has 65,000 nuclear shelters, Now it wants more.

Scandinavia may not be right in the path of a future nuclear exchange between the United States and North Korea, but given the latest threats between the two countries, it’s not taking any chances. Via: Rick Noack Last month, Norway’s Nobel Peace Prize Committee handed a group dedicated to abolishing nuclear weapons its award. Now, the Swedish government is looking into ...

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Switzerland prepares for a wave of migration

Switzerland is strengthening the police presence on its southern border, anticipating a summer increase in migrants who want to reach Germany and northern Europe. In addition, the government has not ruled out making further payments to the European Union. Via: Luigi Jorio                Summer is the holiday season. But for tens of thousands of people ...

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Erdogan is openly challenging Europe

This is the first time that Erdogan is openly challenging a concerted European stand.  Via: gatestoneinstitute.org Turkey’s foreign policy and the rhetoric that presumably went to support it, has, during the past several years, aimed less at achieving foreign policy goals and more at consolidating voters’ support for the Ankara government. Self-aggrandizing behavior has predominantly shaped policy and functioned to please ...

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