Shop owner Bensalem prays at the Grand-Saconnex mosque in Geneva

 
Shop owner Bensalem prays at the Grand-Saconnex mosque in Geneva
Shop owner Boualem Bensalem (front) prays at the Grand-Saconnex mosque in Geneva August 23, 2010. In November 2009 Switzerland has voted and accepted to ban the construction of new minarets. Some 310,807 Muslims (4,3 % of the population) were listed in the last national census in 2000. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. Picture taken August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)