The Swiss army recently approved an arrangement for Muslim soldiers.
The regulations cover both dietary customs (not eating pork) and hours of prayer. Muslims make up practically 10% of the manpower and they are all immigrants, mostly from Nigeria and other poverty ridden African countries. Next you will hear a train blown up in Switzerland, a busy square bombed there etc. Your comments pls?
May God save Swiss Government.
"Burraa jo dekhan main chalaa, milaa naa burraa koi,
Apne dil mein Jhanka, mujhsaa burraa koi."
but 10 @ of population----------they have compulsions
They are giving these concessions to their hired soldiers only to which I think they have no option for.
Bye the way did you know that Switzerland is the only country on this planet which never fought a war! And thats why it is more surprising that they need an Army at first instance & secondly how can they expect loyalty from outsiders for their nation!
I could find u Muslims in a dozen African locales that don't subscribe to theocracy. Swiss are not taking people from Pakistan, Middle East or from Chechnya.
And I think it is grossly unfair to compare Muslims from Africa 2 Muslims from Middle East. If u look at "Jihadist" AFrica, which is a negligibly small percent of Islamic Africa- u will note dat all of those groups r headed by a Middle East faction. Even in Chechnya the leader was Ibn Al Khattab, a Saudi Arabian national. Osama Bin Laden's from Saudi 2. All of the hijackers of 9/11 were from Saudi.
Forget the Swiss, I encourage u to look up FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION on the internet. These guys basically accept any fo ...more