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Turkey’s non-Muslim religious communities deny ‘oppression’ claims, say they are ‘freely’ practicing religions

August 10, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: “While the joint statement was intended to conceal the many difficulties experienced by non-Muslim institutions in Turkey, this bluff was quickly exposed when the participants at the meeting complained to [a government official] about the multiple violations of their religious rights,” the Armenian Weekly commented. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was the statement’s most prominent signatory.

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  • Posted by: jackbene3651 - Aug. 11, 2018 6:24 PM ET USA

    And if they didn't say this they would learn what oppression really means.