Worse News for Christians as Turkey’s “Secular” State Turns East
by Peter Riddell
While Turkey has been a secular republic for almost a century, Turkish secularism has not automatically produced an environment of religious tolerance. Indeed, in recent years there have been a number of attacks on Christians.
Some have been directed against long-standing Christians, such as Fr. Andrea Santoro, a Catholic priest who was shot and killed by a 16-year-old youth in February 2006, or Hrant Dink, a Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor who was convicted of “insulting Turkishness” in 2005 and shot to death two years later.
Other attacks have been directed against former Muslims . . .
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