Category - minaret

  • November 25, 2009

    A ban on the construction of minarets would breach Switzerland’s obligations to uphold freedom of religion, Amnesty International said ahead of a referendum on Sunday 29 November 2009 on a constitutional amendment.

  • September 7, 2009

    The Swiss Council of Religions, which groups Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders, has rejected a call for the country to ban the construction of minarets at mosques.

  • March 14, 2008

    The Bishop of Oxford has responded to inflammatory press reports about the debate concerning a call for the minaret there, and the reactions he has received.

  • March 13, 2008

    The chairs of the Anglo-Asian Association For Friendship in East Oxford are furious with parts of the media for the way they have reported the Oxford mosque saga.