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International Islamic Conference in Switzerland Cancelled By Communal Government

Published: 14/01/2012 03:13:41 AM GMT
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13 January 2012 A Muslim organization has been refused access to a communal meeting hall in Bülach in the Swiss cant (more)

13 January 2012

A Muslim organization has been refused access to a communal meeting hall in Bülach in the Swiss canton of Zurich.

The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland was meant to be holding a conference there but the communal government disallowed the hire of the hall to the organistion.

The executive claims the Islamic Central Council of Switzerland is a religious extremist group.

Various speakers from around the world were expected to attend the conference, called "Islam Unity 2012", on February 25.

Some 1,800 had people signed up for the event.

The organisation says it will challenge the communal government's ruling.

Source: "Commune says 'no' to Islamic conference" World Radio Switzerland January 13, 2012

Reproduced with permission from Islam Today




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