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UN rights office laments Swiss ban on Muslim face-coverings

Switzerland Berne burqa ban protest

Geneva, SwitzerlandAP The UN human rights office expressed dismay on Tuesday that Switzerland is set to join a few other countries where “actively discriminating against Muslim women” is legal, after Swiss voters approved a ban on face coverings like burqas and niqabs that some Muslim women wear.  In a referendum on Sunday, Swiss voters narrowly […]