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SVP ad ruled racist by Swiss supreme court [ad about Kosovars]
TheLocal.ch ^ | 13 April 2017 14:00 CEST+02:00

Posted on 04/16/2017 4:37:41 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The Swiss Federal Court in Lausanne has found former leading members of the right-wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) guilty of racism over a poster used in its mass immigration initiative campaign in 2011.

It upheld an earlier ruling that former SVP secretary-general Martin Baltisser and his deputy Silvia Bär violated anti-racism laws with an advert claiming that “Kosovars slash the Swiss”, according to media reports.

The advertisement claiming that “Kosovars slash the Swiss” was used as part of the SVP’s campaign in its successful “stop mass immigration” initiative. […]

The country’s top judges said that most readers would have understood the advert as portraying Kosovars as more violent than other nationalities and therefore undeserving of residency in Switzerland.

But the court was not unanimous in its verdict, with two of the five judges disagreeing that anti-racism laws were flouted. …

(Excerpt) Read more at thelocal.ch ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: eussr; hijrah; kosovo; rapefugees; refujihadi; rop; svp; switzerland

1 posted on 04/16/2017 4:37:41 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Unbelievable bullshtein


2 posted on 04/16/2017 4:46:07 PM PDT by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Veto!
The Kosovars didn’t need encouragement to do what they did. As the SVP head Martin Baltisser put it:
“We were convicted for an advert that depicted a real event. It is amazing that this is a criminal offense in the age of fake news.”
Another left-wing perversion of justice.
3 posted on 04/16/2017 5:07:54 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Veto!
The ad alluded to an incident which took place on August 15th 2011 in Interlaken, a tourist resort in the Bernese Alps.

According to news reports at the time, a Kosovar man attempted to kill a Swiss Alpine wrestler by cutting his throat with a knife.
That was at the very end of the article on The Local, BTW.
4 posted on 04/16/2017 5:10:06 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I wonder what an ALPINE wrestler is....


5 posted on 04/16/2017 5:13:47 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Olog-hai

Kosovars are WHITE. Same race as Swiss. Just corrupted by Islam.


6 posted on 04/16/2017 5:34:06 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813

Oh yes, the phony “Islam is a race” paradigm.

Most “Kosovars” are actually Albanian IINM.


7 posted on 04/16/2017 6:28:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Kosovo is a territory - not an ethnicity. Unless those in Kosovo are all of a single race, AND “Kosovonians” are exclusively found in Kosovo, how is referring to the territory a racist act?


8 posted on 04/16/2017 7:49:55 PM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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