Posted by: becketfund | November 5, 2009

Further Reading: Swiss Referendum Stirs Debate on Islam

A November 5 article by the WSJ covers the emotional debate over the role of Islam in Switzerland that has arisen in the face of a referendum to be held on November 29 that would ban the construction of minarets on mosques, an initiative promoted by the right-wing Swiss People’s Party. The party, the country’s largest political group and a fierce critic of immigration, drew international criticism for a campaign poster two years ago showing a white sheep kicking a black sheep out of Switzerland.

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  1. Does Islam religion teach that this religion can be forced on non Muslims ? Such teaching should never be given the status of a religion.


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