EU Court says Muslim girls must attend co-ed swimming classes

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A Swiss law requiring kids to attend co-ed swimming lessons just survived a challenge in the European Court of Human Rights.The case was brought by a Swiss family of Turkish origin who had been fined for refusing to send their two daughters to swim class with boys.The parents said the co-ed swim classes violated their beliefs as Muslims.SEE MORE: The Hijab Is A Form Of Expression, Not OppressionJudges in Strasbourg ruled the goal of social integration was more important than the parents' wishes.They agreed the law interfered...
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