Swiss Lawmakers Ringing Alarm Over Possible Saudi Influence On European Muslims

SPUTNIKNEWS – December 24, 2016: Swiss lawmakers have expressed growing concerns regarding lack of transparency over the country’s mosques and Muslim organizations’ funding. The parliamentarians fear foreign influence, citing the problem of Islamic radicalization in Europe.

Swiss parliamentarians have raised the alarm over possible foreign influence on the country’s mosques and called attention to lack of transparency over their funding. Speaking to, Doris Fiala, member of the National Council and Vice-Chairperson of the Swiss delegation to the PACE, pointed out that it would be “naïve to say there is no problem with the financing of Swiss mosques.” “We have no clue who is financing what. We don’t know what money is coming in. There is no transparency,” she underscored.

According to, the concerns were prompted by incidents in Winterthur and Geneva mosques. Link: Read Complete Article


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