Switzerland

Swiss Government Trends Towards Increasing Muslim Population
Switzerland

Swiss Government Trends Towards Increasing Muslim Population

Switzerland's stance towards the increase of Muslim immigrants in its territory has been increasingly attributed as conservative or reactionary, for gradually demonstrating greater nationalist trends in relation to the arrival of new ethnicities. The growing entry of Muslims in the country brought as a reaction movements against the establishment and practice of cultures coming from the Middle East by the Swiss state. The country, whose contemporary history is marked by the immigration and emigration of diverse populations, and for good relations with its neighbors despite not being a member of the EU, have approximately 20% of the population composed of foreigners, one of the highest percentages of any country, including refugees and workers with permanent residence.. Dentre as principais...