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When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

I've seen through swedish media that St Gallen and Ticino (?) has already banned burqa/niqab in that region. What about the whole Switzerland? When are they going to ban them? Any news on that subject?

Thank you if you take the time to answer properly.

I'm a native swede asking this.
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Old 08.11.2018, 22:18
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

Hopefully they will follow our lead, and soon!

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Hopefully they will follow our lead, and soon!

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Yeah Tom, but when are they going to do that as a country? Next year?
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Old 08.11.2018, 22:26
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Yeah Tom, but when are they going to do that as a country? Next year?
Alas, the northern and western bits are still living in the dark ages compared to Ticino.

Forgive their ignorant souls.

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Old 08.11.2018, 22:45
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

Hmmm... I always thought of them as a Norwegian phenomenon, but apparently they can come from Sweden too...
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Old 08.11.2018, 22:56
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

Not before they have found a solution to not miss out on the huge amounts of money the Arabs spend here in Zürich or the trouble we have from them is bad enough to justify missing out on that money.

So don't even expect it to be a serious issue over the next yrs/decades.
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Old 08.11.2018, 23:52
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

Soon but first ; https://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=...act=mrc&uact=8
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Yeah Tom, but when are they going to do that as a country? Next year?
You live in Sweden what the hell difference does it make to you?
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

Hopefully never. The hyprocracy of ‘They force woman to wear it’ with the responce of ‘we will ban women from wearing it’ is so appalling.
Either it is fine to dictate what woman can and can’t wear, or you have an egalitarian society.
As a woman, I don’t ever want to live in a country that enforces female attire, yes that means I would not live in certain arabic countries, but it also means that I feel uncomfortable living in a country that bans burkas.
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

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I've seen through swedish media that St Gallen and Ticino (?) has already banned burqa/niqab in that region. What about the whole Switzerland? When are they going to ban them? Any news on that subject?

Thank you if you take the time to answer properly.

I'm a native swede asking this.
You are also a racist!
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Alas, the northern and western bits are still living in the dark ages compared to Ticino.

Forgive their ignorant souls.

Tom
Dude! We in St. Gallen are also North ! It's just middle and west.
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

SWITZERLAND, not SWEDEN!

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Old 09.11.2018, 10:04
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

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Dude! We in St. Gallen are also North ! It's just middle and west.
St. Gallen is deep East-Switzerland.
Wiki: << St. Gallen gilt als wirtschaftliches Zentrum der Ostschweiz.>>
St. Gallen is considered the commercial centre of East-Switzerland.
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

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When are they going to ban them?
Why?
I.e. 2 Whys: Why do you ask/care; and Why do you think they should?

I "like" how you ask the question like it's inevitable and just a matter of time.

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You live in Sweden what the hell difference does it make to you?
SWeden - SWitzerland - practically neighbors!
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St. Gallen is deep East-Switzerland.
Wiki: << St. Gallen gilt als wirtschaftliches Zentrum der Ostschweiz.>>
St. Gallen is considered the commercial centre of East-Switzerland.
True, St. Gallen is certainly East.



But we are pretty north as well.
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Why?
I.e. 2 Whys: Why do you ask/care; and Why do you think they should?

I "like" how you ask the question like it's inevitable and just a matter of time.



SWeden - SWitzerland - practically neighbors!
Yeap, same as with Swaziland. Come on, Swazi...ask away !
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

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True, St. Gallen is certainly East.



But we are pretty north as well.
Its the economic center of Eastern Switzerland.
1. Economic does not mean geographic...
2. Eastern Switzerland, so only look to the right half of your map.
3. Its not really difficult to be the economic center of Eastern Switzerland as the neighboring cantons aren't exactly the economic powerhouses of the country...


And to the trolls question: Switzerland is a federation. Pretty much everything is decided on a local level. Only things that absolutely need to be centralized, like foreign policies or the military are in Bern.


So: Never.
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Its the economic center of Eastern Switzerland.
1. Economic does not mean geographic...
Context is everything in this case: Tom (who lives pretty much in a straight line south of me) said "Alas, the northern and western bits are still living in the dark ages compared to Ticino", so I joked that we (in St. Gallen) are also North.
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Re: When is Switzerland as a nation going to ban burqa/niqab?

Never, I think.

The existing bans related to face coverings of any type. You cannot cover your face in, for example, a protest march. You cannot enter a bank or a post office wearing a motorcycle helmet that obscures your face. You cannot cover your face going through passport control either.
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