OWPC: Lion

One Word Photo Challenge: Lion One of the most beautifully moving sculptures I’ve ever seen, is set in a pastoral park of Lucerne, carved into a cliff wall of  a former quarry; Das Löwendenkmal. At first glance I see a sleeping lion, at peace. Until I take in the discrete details; an arrowhead piercing the flank, the […]

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Muslim students in Switzerland are being forced to shake hands with their female teachers — Quartz

The tradition of shaking a teacher’s hand at the beginning and end of each lesson is a long-standing one in the classroom in Switzerland. But it has now sparked a broader narrative on the country’s identity. Last month, two Syrian boys in the town of Therwil were exempted from shaking their female teachers’ hands. The… via […]

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