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Member of the Swiss Political Party that Pushed for Minaret Ban Converts to Islam



The news about Switzerland's ban on the construction of minarets has made the headlines, providing shocking evidence of the strength of increasing intolerance in Europe. I shall be writing more about the minaret ban and its implications later, God willing, but right now I wanted to share an interesting side note.


Daniel Streich was a member of the Swiss People's party (SVP), the political party that pushed the minaret ban initiative. Streich is a military instructor in the Swiss Army and a local politician in the commune of Bulle. Formerly a devout Christian, he converted to Islam�"and kept it a secret for two years.
Streich has left the SVP, made his conversion to Islam public, and has denounced the SVP's anti-Muslim campaign as a witch hunt. As far as I can tell, this story has not broken in the English language press. So, I translated a news article on Streich from German to English, published at the Swiss news site Twenty Minutes Online. Here it is:

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Last edited by evilshell; 10.02.2010 at 12:03. Reason: For copyright reasons, please don't quote whole articles, thanks :)
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This is actually pretty old news.
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Re: Member of the Swiss Political Party that Pushed for Minaret Ban Converts to Islam

See it is never too late, even for hardcore party's politicians
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Re: Member of the Swiss Political Party that Pushed for Minaret Ban Converts to Islam

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This is actually pretty old news.
Yeah . . . 2004?!

This somehow reminds me of Phos and Derv agreeing to fight the Evilutionists together.
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