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Swiss ban mosque minarets in surprise vote

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Posted: Saturday, November 28, 2009 11:35 pm | Updated: 1:08 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

GENEVA — Swiss voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional ban on minarets on Sunday, barring construction of the iconic mosque towers in a surprise vote that put Switzerland at the forefront of a European backlash against a growing Muslim population.

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