Turkey bucks a trend toward religious restrictions in Islamic world
August 31, 2011
In a recent study on religious freedom, the Pew Foundation found that restrictions were growing in many countries, especially in the Islamic world. But Sandro Magister of L'Espresso notes that one predominantly Muslim country, Turkey, has defied the trend, with a significant lightening of restrictions on religious minorities.
- Religious Freedom. The Barometer Takes a Turn for the Worse (Espresso)
- One-third of world's people subject to growing restrictions on religion (CWN, 8/12)
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