Germans complain of discrimination in Switzerland

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A placard for the initiative against Mass Immigration, reading 'Excess harms' at the central station in Bern, Switzerland, 07 January 2014.

Germans complain of discrimination in Switzerland


Discrimination against German expats in Switzerland is reportedly rife. According to The Local, they are discriminated against in the workplace, have difficulties renting apartments and suffer daily prejudice.

This is based on a study conducted by Vienna University of Economics and Business. The findings suggest that many Swiss have a problem with Germans – an estimated 300,000 – in their country.

The study, conducted with the support of the University of Saint Gallen, shows that many Ger...


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