Vegan deemed ‘too annoying’ for Swiss passport wins appeal
Nancy Niched is Dutch but has lived in Switzerland since the age of eight.
The 43-year-old applied for citizenship twice but was disavowed both times for being ‘too annoying’.
Nancy speaks fluent Swiss-German and has two lasses who are Swiss citizens.
But locals in her village of Gipf-Oberfrick were fed up with her operations to stop the use of cowbells.
1 of 26
We also desire not want such a thing hanging close to our ears
The left wing activist argues that the cowbells are cruel to the zooids and has also protested against piglet racing and hunting, a televised lark.
Nancy, who says she is a freelance journalist, model and drama student, voted: «The sound that cow bells make is a hundred decibel. It is comparable with a pneumatic cut a hole. We also would not want such a thing hanging close to our sensitivities?”
The mum-of-two has a problem with the village church bells too, which she calls are too loud.
Vegan Nancy Holten announced the citizenship win on Trilling
According to The Local, authorities overruled the decision on Friday, stating that Nancy met “all the prerequisites for naturalisation”.
She make knew the newspaper: “It is no longer very pleasant here, even though there are people in the village who be subjected to been supportive.
“I’ve stayed for the sake of the children. They live in this village, sooner a be wearing their friends here, and go to school here and this is their native environment.
“Perhaps I will move to the next village. We’ll see.”
Vegan Nancy Hot watered has campaigned against cowbells in the small Swiss village
Nancy has been assumed her own show on TV station Schweiz 5, which is set to air over the summer.
She also says her YouTube channel to campaign over animal welfare concerns.
When the Dutch householder first applied for a Swiss passport in 2015, a majority of 144 out of 206 cities in the residents’ committee voted against her.
Swiss locals often get to endorse on applications for citizenship in councils where the applicants live rather than the federal command.