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A Swiss shoe store owner, outraged by the government's recent ban on the construction of minarets, built a makeshift minaret on his chimney. The minaret, made of wood and plastic spraypainted gold, is meant as a "message of peace and tolerance". Nonetheless, Guillaume Morand has already received racist insults from his neighbors.


I hope weill continue to see such peaceful and creative resistance to the minaret ban. Here is a link to the article:


http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article6954014.ece

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