Posted by: becketfund | June 7, 2009

Switzerland: Senate Rejects Minaret Ban

BERN – The Senate recommended that an initiative for banning minarets be rejected on June 5, SwissInfo reported on June 7.  The Senate determined that the initiative would infringe on basic human rights, going against international law, and would harm its trading relations with Muslim countries.  The People’s Party still intends to bring the initiative to vote later in 2009.


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