OIC tells Switzerland to annul minaret ban

From The Ottawa Citizen

Switzerland. OIC asks anti-minaret vote be annulled

Canwest News Service December 11, 2009 4:03 AM

The Organization of Islamic Conference urged Swiss authorities Thursday to annul a vote banning the construction of minarets, saying it could fuel similar moves across Europe. Envoys from the pan-Islamic body’s 56 member states brought the request on Thursday to the Swiss ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Dante Martinelli, Pakistani ambassador Zamir Akram said. On Nov. 29, Swiss voters approved a move to ban the construction of minarets. The ban was opposed by the Swiss government, the bulk of Switzerland’s political parties as well as the economic establishment. However, given that most Swiss voters approved it in a referendum, the ban would now be inscribed in the country’s constitution.

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One Reply to “OIC tells Switzerland to annul minaret ban”

  1. The OIC, made up of states that are complete failures on every conceivable level, and where Mein Kampf sells more than flatbread… What nerve those tapeworms have, to demand that a democratic process be dealt with by the Swiss government as the dictators that head those “sharia paradises” deal with Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and all non-mahoundians that happen to live within the borders of those open sewers…

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