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meaning of "secular"

Reader comment on item: Crisis in Turkey
in response to reader comment: Turkey is not like Iran

Submitted by spa (India), Mar 15, 2010 at 01:01

HI, Sebnem kan , Secular means where people from all the religion can live freely and happily. According to you secular means where Muslims are living freely and happily. (if Muslims adopt their religious doctrine ;atleast their woman folk can never be happy.) .So dont call Turkey a secular country.Turkey is an example for the most hypocratic state in the world. 30% of its minoriy christians were brutally killed. Turkey is a country where a large number of Churches and monasteries are empty/converted to Allah's churches. We have books written by the monks of 1930s which describes the attrocities of Muslims. They (Muslim Gangs)attacked the monasteries /christain villages and asked them to either be converted to islam or be killed. Majority entered to martyordom. Many were converted and remaining people migrated to Europe. This is the actual fact and do you want to call Turkey a secular country now? I firmlly belive that Turkey cannot escape from the innocent blood of its Christan minority. Because that genocide was state sponsored and the most pathetic thing is that the hypocratic Turkey is not willing to accept that brutality.

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