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Reader comment on item: Is Turkey Going Islamist?
in response to reader comment: Affermative: Turkey is going Islamist

Submitted by Guclucer (Turkey), Jul 6, 2005 at 05:51

'Remember that Muslim Turks who live in Germany are more religious than the ones in Turkey, because in Turkey there are fewer restraints against Islam.'

Octavio Johanson's above mentioned idea is completely wrong. As we know from the history of Turkey, it has nothing to to do with restraints against islam but is something related to education and cultural revolution. If Turkey is not Islamist, it is because of secular education, not because of suppression and restraints. Turkey is not Hitler's Germany.

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