Thursday, April 25, 2019
Swiss burqa ban campaigner calls for ban on Muslim prayers in public
One of the key figures behind a successful campaign to have burqas banned in the Swiss canton of Ticino now wants Muslims banned from praying in public.
2019/2/13 - 23:00
Arbaeen programs planned in Geneva
The Ahl-el-Beit (AS) Islamic and Cultural Center in Geneva, Switzerland, plans to host a series of programs on the occasion Arbaeen.
2018/10/15 - 23:00
Swiss press paints Muslims in negative light
Most Swiss newspaper articles on Muslims convey a negative story, according to a recent study. In ۵۵% of articles about Muslims, there was no opportunity for representatives to have a direct say in the story.
2018/9/5 - 04:00
Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal
The Swiss city of Lausanne blocked a Muslim couple's bid to become Swiss nationals over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex.
2018/8/18 - 22:00
Swiss journalist launches award to honor Islamophobic personalities
An anti-Islam Swiss journalist, known as «Il ghiro», has launched the «Swiss Stop Islam Award», to honor personalities against «Islamic colonization» in Switzerland.
2018/8/9 - 20:20
Swiss protesters hold anti-Trump rally
Anti-capitalist protesters have rallied across Switzerland to protest an upcoming visit by US President Donald Trump to take part in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Alpine town of Davos.
2018/1/24 - 23:00
Muslim clerics answer Swiss youth’s religious inquiries online
Ahlulbayt (as) Islamic and Cultural Center in Switzerland has begun holding online Q & A sessions to answer the religious questions of Swiss youth about Islam and its principles.
2017/3/15 - 16:01
After condemning attack at Zurich mosque:
Switzerland Islamic Council: Take Islamophobia seriously
The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland has issued a statement condemning Monday's shooting in a Zurich mosque and urging politicians and the media to "finally take Islamophobia seriously". The unnamed gunman had stabbed a former friend to death at a playground only the day before.
2016/12/21 - 19:05
۳ Injured in shooting at Swiss Islamic center
Suspect fired shots at worshipers at Islamic center of Zurich, Switzerland before fleeing scene, leaving victims seriously wounded. Witnesses described the gunman as a man aged about ۳۰ wearing dark clothes and a dark woolen cap
2016/12/20 - 19:45
Probe opened into suspected Swiss-based extremists
Switzerland has opened criminal proceedings against several people suspected of links to terrorist organizations, after morning raids at hundreds of homes in Germany.
2016/11/16 - 08:35