Thursday, July 02, 2009

Racial discrimination in Switzerland...

Being a Swiss national or permanent resident is no protection against racial discrimination and intolerance, a Federal Anti-Racism Commission report has found.

People assumed to be from the Balkan region and non-whites are most at risk of being treated differently in virtually all areas of life, even if they are Swiss citizens.

According to data compiled by counsellors at discrimination information centres in 2008, Swiss residents sought advice on everything from rejection of naturalisation applications to physical violence on the street. More...

See also:

  1. If you're a Dalit in India and resist rape, you may get burned to death. 
  2. Revving your car ... in a racist manner???
  3. Fear and loathing in Belfast as racism rears its ugly head...
  4. Switzerland: asylum seekers housed in ... containers!!!

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