Swiss teacher fired for not putting up a crucifix in a public school, is reinstated"

Sunday 7 August 2011

Newspaper Le Courrier (Switzerland), in an article (August 6. 2011), informs : The "crucifix dropout" found a job in public schools: The Freethinker Valentin Abgottspon, dismissed because of his fight for secularism, has been engaged in a Public school. "

Dismissed in October 2010 after refusing to hang the crucifix in his class of high school Stalden in the Upper Valais, freethinker Valentin Abgottspon found a new job in the Valaisan/Wallis public school (CH).

Read the whole article (it’s only in French)

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