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Right-wing former leader uses N-word on TV over chocolate debate

National News // July 3, 2020

Former federal councilor and leader of the right-wing Swiss People’s Party, Christoph Blocher, is under fire for using the N-word in a TV interview. 

Mohrenkopf Dubler Right-wing former leader uses N-word on TV over chocolate debate

Blocher was being asked about the debate over a traditional chocolate snack, named ‘Mohrenkopf’ or moorhead. 

Migros says it will stop stocking the item as its deemed racist. 

Meanwhile a man who dressed up in black-face to sell the chocolates in canton Sankt Gallen last month, in protest at the sales ban, has been questioned by police. 

58-year-old Markus Heim caused outrage with his stunt. Officials in the town of Rorschach said it was a stupid joke, which wasn't appreciated. 

 

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