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Pew Research Center study finds familiarity with Muslims is linked to...

A Pew Research Center study has observed that “people who say they personally know a Muslim are generally more likely than others to have positive opinions of Muslims and their religion”. Knowing something about Islam (rather than personally knowing a Muslim) is less associated with positive opinions about Muslims and their religion, however.

Switzerland to Muslim Students: Shake Your Teacher’s Hand or Pay $5,000

25 May 2016 When two teenage Muslim students from Syria told their school in Switzerland that to shake their female teacher’s hand would violate their...

Three Lessons from Switzerland’s Immigration Referendum

February 24, 2014   BERLIN—On February 9, a small majority of Swiss voters approved a proposal by the right-wing populist Swiss People’s Party (SVP) to significantly...

Swiss referendum on immigration

February 12, 2014   According to Robert Misik, Xenophobia was just one of the reasons why 50.3% of those who voted in Switzerland's recent referendum on...