Voters in Switzerland narrowly backed a proposal to limit immigration Sunday, in a blow for the government after it had warned that the measure could harm the Swiss economy.
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On 9 February the Swiss electorate will vote in a referendum on a proposal to reintroduce immigration quotas.
A Reformist priest from a tiny Bernese village is under investigation by church leaders after it emerged that she helped run a fanatical anti-Islamic website.
An Islamic cultural center in the canton of Bern cannot build a minaret, despite having received permission to do so before the controversial ban on minarets.
Peter Marshall has travelled to Switzerland, where he found Swiss Muslims bruised and those who forced the vote unrepentant.
The group responsible for launching Switzerland’s anti-minaret initiative has called the rejection of a motion to ban burqas on public transport and in dealings with authorities “an affront”.
Poland has been the scene of rising Islamophobia in regards to the construction of a new mosque in Warsaw with Bhuddists and skinheads coming together to oppose the planned mosque.
A Polish anti-Muslim organization is protesting a new Mosque using the emblem of the anti-minaret crusade that took place in Switzerland.
A Swiss businessman, Guillaume Morand protested the minaret ban by constructing a minaret over his work.
Europe is going through an identity crisis, and Muslims are at the center of it, but why is the discourse getting so loony?
A mainstream Swiss political leader is calling for a ban on separate Muslim and Jewish cemeteries.
Jon Stewart and Daily Show contributor Oliver cover the Swiss ban on minarets. It is hilarious!
Swiss voters have decided in a referendum to ban minarets. Islamophobes say it is the Muslims’ own fault that Minarets were banned.