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Switzerland suspends citizenship process for Muslim family for ‘no-handshake’ with female teacher

SHAFAQNA- Switzerland has put on hold the citizenship procedure for a Muslim family whose two teenage boys refused to shake hands with their female teachers. Authorities in the canton of Basel-Country said on Tuesday that naturalization…

36 Bahraini receive 429 years in prison, 13 stripped of citizenship

SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini courts issued, on Monday, sentences against 36 citizens that amounted to 429 years in prison. A court sentenced 3 citizens to 15 years in prison and handed 10 others 10 year sentences, all with a case of political background. In…

Bahraini Regime Deprives Sheikh Salman's Toddler of Citizenship

SHAFAQNA - The one-year-old daughter of Sheikh Ali Salman, the secretary general of Bahrain’s main opposition party, al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has been deprived of Bahraini citizenship on political grounds, Salman’s wife announced. “Today,…