Skip to comments.SVP ad ruled racist by Swiss supreme court [ad about Kosovars]
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 Peoples 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 SVPs campaign in its successful stop mass immigration initiative. [ ]
The countrys 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 ...
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.
The ad alluded to an incident which took place on August 15th 2011 in Interlaken, a tourist resort in the Bernese Alps.That was at the very end of the article on The Local, BTW.
According to news reports at the time, a Kosovar man attempted to kill a Swiss Alpine wrestler by cutting his throat with a knife.
I wonder what an ALPINE wrestler is....
Kosovars are WHITE. Same race as Swiss. Just corrupted by Islam.
Oh yes, the phony “Islam is a race” paradigm.
Most “Kosovars” are actually Albanian IINM.
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?
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