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Swiss Ban On UFO Posters Was Legal

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2012 19:58:56 -0400
Archived: Sat, 14 Jul 2012 19:58:56 -0400
Subject: Swiss Ban On UFO Posters Was Legal

Source: The Local - Switzerland


13 Jul 2012

Swiss Ban On UFO Posters Was Legal: Court

More than a decade after Swiss police barred a UFO religious
group from putting up posters depicting aliens, Europe's top
rights court ruled Friday the sect's free speech had not been

Police in the Swiss canton of Neuchatel in 2001 banned the
Raelian group, which claims aliens created life on earth, from
putting up the posters.

The local ban came after other authorities in Switzerland had
allowed the posters.

Neuchatel officials said the posters presented a public order
threat because Raelians promote human cloning and "geniocracy",
a system where leaders are picked according to their

Additionally, a Swiss court found the Raelians had
"theoretically" advocated paedophilia and incest, the European
Court of Human Rights said in a statement Friday.

The group had also been the subject of criminal complaints about
sexual practices involving children, the court said.

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