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Religious freedom respected by Turkey: what a myth!

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Submitted by Iskender (United States), Jun 10, 2011 at 18:05

The catholic priest Santoro appointed to the city of Trabzon by the Pope, killed by being shot while praying in his church.

The Armenian journalist Hrant Dink murdered, the assasin later posed with the police holding a Turkish flag across his chest.

Three Turks who converted to Christianity and a German man in Malatya, murdered by having their throats cut.

The Catholic Archbishop of Anatolia beheaded by his Muslim driver.

Religious discrimination: The greek Theological Seminary in Istanbul shut down by the government since 1971.

In 1955 (6-7 September) thugs organized by the Menderes government burned 72 churches all over Istanbul, desecrated the hundreds of years old graves of the Patriarchs and destroyed the property of the infidels all over the city.

My country, Turkey, is sick.

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