An appeals court in Switzerland has ruled against a Muslim husband and wife who sought to keep their daughters out of mixed-sex swimming classes. The court stated that requiring the girls to attend mixed swimming was not a significant infringement of religious freedom. It upheld the lower court’s 1,400-franc fine against the couple.
In other news, a woman in Afghanistan was murdered by her mother-in-law, with the possible collusion of her husband, for giving birth to a third daughter without having produced a son.
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