Website was right to call Swiss politician's speech 'verbal racism'
By Emil Weber
A Swiss non-governmental organisation which promotes tolerance and anti-discrimination was right to call a politician’s statements “verbal racism” in its website, the top European human rights court ruled on 9 January 2018.
Adrian Grycuk Courtroom European Court of Human Rights 05 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/pl/deed.en
The GRA (Stiftung gegen Rassismus und Antisemitismus) was referring to statements made by the local Young Swiss People’s Party (JSVP) leader at a demonstration in Frauenfeld in November 2009. The youth wing politician had said “it was time to stop the expansion of Islam” and that the “Swiss guiding culture, based on Christianity, cannot allow itself to…