Ten students at a secondary school in Gossau were, consequently, sent home for wearing such offensive shirts.
The ten students decided to show up at school with peasant shirts and singing patriotic songs to show their "pride of being Swiss," reports say.
Students from the Balkans found the shirts offensive.
The schools principal admitted the shirts fell well within the school's dress code, but concluded that they were racist and xenophobic because the students conspired to wear them the same day to demonstrate their cultural pride.
A similar controversy occurred last March in Willisau, Switzerland. The school there initially banned edelweiss shirts but reversed the ban when patriots complained.
school had come to back down
• It seems multiculturalists are a bit choosy when it comes to determining which cultures are to be included in their rainbow of diversity.
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