Switzerland

Do imams need Swiss training?

MUSLIMS IN SWITZERLAND By Peter Siegenthaler FEB 8, 2017  How does an imam understand young Muslims’ lives in Switzerland if he only spends a few years in the country and doesn’t speak one of the national languages? (Keystone) Many imams at Swiss mosques spend only a few years in Switzerland, […]

Automatic open door for Eritreans is shut

Switzerland:    ASYLUM POLITIC FEB 2, 2017 –  No more automatic entry for Eritreans illegally fleeing (Keystone) A Swiss court has ruled that the nation’s policy toward Eritrean refugees needs tightening. The Federal Administrative Court’s decision handed down on Thursday says Switzerland will no longer recognize Eritreans as refugees solely […]