Muslim Reactions to Swiss Vote Turkey's Erdogan Says Minaret Ban is Sign of Fascism

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has joined a chorus of international criticism of Switzerland's ban on minarets, saying it reflects an increasingly racist and fascist stance in Europe. The Swiss foreign minister said the vote may pose a threat to the country's security.
A sticker saying "Thank You" is posted on a controversial placard that was used by supporters of Switzerland's campaign to ban minarets.

A sticker saying "Thank You" is posted on a controversial placard that was used by supporters of Switzerland's campaign to ban minarets.

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cro -- with wire reports