Riled by Minaret Ban Film Director Fatih Akin to Boycott Swiss Premiere

Leading Turkish-German director Fatih Akin has said he will boycott the Swiss premiere of his new film as a protest against Sunday's referendum vote to ban the construction of minarets in the country. He complained that the Swiss ban contradicted his belief in the "harmonious co-existence of peoples."
Director Fatih Akin says No

Director Fatih Akin says No

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