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My compatriots’ vote to ban minarets is fuelled by fear

November 30, 2009

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Tariq Ramadan, the Guardian It wasn’t meant to go this way. For months we had been told that the efforts to ban the construction of minarets in Switzerland were doomed. The last surveys suggested around 34% of the Swiss population would vote for this shocking initiative. Last Friday, in a meeting organised in Lausanne, more […]