Sweden Rejects Church Bells as Noise Violation but Welcomes “Call to Prayer” Blaring from Minarets

In 1993, when the Catholic Church wanted to build a tower for ringing church bells in Växjö, the municipality advised the church to refrain, as the neighbors had complained that they would be bothered by church bells. Yet police recently gave permission for several mosques to make a roughly 4-minute-long prayer call broadcast at ear-splitting levels every Friday. And unlike melodic church bells, the “call to prayer” is a blatant attempt at conversion to Islam: “Allah is the greatest (Allahu akbar). I testify that there is no God but Allah. I testify that Mohammed is Allah’s Prophet . Come to security/salvation. Allah is the greatest . There is no God but Allah.” This despite a poll showing that a majority of Swedes – 60 percent –are against public Muslim calls to prayer.
Read more: https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/12495/sweden-mosques-islam