Black Sheeps in Switzerland

My neighbours vote on Sunday: Parliamentary Elections 2007 in Switzerland. Here alarming capaign posters by the Swiss People’s Party (SVP):

Schweizerische Volkspartei (SVP) – Swiss People’s Party (official website)
Volksinitiative für die Ausschaffung krimineller Ausländer
– Initiative to expel foreign criminals (official website)

The tumultuous debate on immigration is nothing new.
Links to articles:

  • swiss info: „Volkspartei der „rassistischen“ Kampagne bezichtigt“ (Aug. 30th)
  • swiss info: „Ausschaffungs-Initiative offenbar zustande gekommen“ – „Rightwing claims success with „black sheep“(Oct. 15th)
  • New York Times: „Immigration, Black Sheep and Swiss Rage“ (Oct. 8th)
  • Spiegel Online: „White Sheep, Black Sheep: Bringing Rancor to a Swiss Election“ (Oct. 17th)

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