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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.
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.
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.
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.