Category Archives: Erdogan

Erdogan’s Monstrous Death Threats to Australians

Turkey’s Islamist dictator President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has responded to the fact the Christchurch mosque shooter was Australian to threaten Australians visiting Turkey with death if they are discovered to have anti-Islam views.

Erdogan was speaking at a campaign rally for upcoming local elections on March 31 in the northern Turkish town of Eregli. Eager to stoke nationalist and Islamist sentiment Erdogan played the video of the shooting as proof of rising hatred and prejudice against Islam.

Erdogan then took the extraordinary action of putting the Australia-Turkey post-World War One and ANZAC peacetime relationship in serious doubt. He reopened the two nations World War One hostilities asking “What business did you have here? We had no issues with you, why did you come all the way over here?” concluding “The only reason: we’re Muslim, and they’re Christian.”

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Turkey: Tens of Thousands Prosecuted for “Insulting” Erdoğan

The criminalization in Turkey of “insulting the president” reached a new low in early March, when a father and daughter in Ankara accused one another of engaging in the punishable offense, as part of an internal family feud.

According to Istanbul Bilgi University professor of law, Yaman Akdeniz, since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s 2014 election, there have been 66,691 “insult investigations” launched, resulting in 12,305 trials thus far, and the “numbers are increasing.”

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Turkey’s Erdogan uses New Zealand attack video at campaign rally

Foreign Minister Winston Peters told a press conference on Monday that the Turkish president’s decision to screen footage from the Christchurch shooting could endanger New Zealanders.

Fifty people were killed in attacks on two mosques in the southern city on Friday. The alleged gunman, Australian Brenton Tarrant, broadcast the carnage live on Facebook. Social media companies have been scrambling ever since to remove the viral video from their platforms.

Now the footage has made an appearance at several political rallies in Turkey. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used snippets from the recording at televised campaign events over the weekend in an apparent attempt to boost support ahead of upcoming polls. He also projected excerpts purported to be from the gunman’s manifesto onto a giant screen and told the crowd the suspect had made threats against Turkish Muslims.

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Turkey Claims NZ Mosque Shooter Previously Entered Country For “Assassination” Attempt

In an apparent attempt to capitalize on the horrific terror attack on two New Zealand mosques which left 49 dead and dozens more wounded, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed the gunman, 28-year-old Australian national Brenton Tarrant, had targeted Erdogan, Turkey, and “the whole Muslim world” in a speech on Friday.

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Turkey’s President Erdogan says he will use ‘all means available to end Israel’s occupation of Palestine’ as he meets Israeli Arab leaders before welcoming the King of Jordan on state visit

Recep Tayyip Erdogan – whom Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an ‘anti-Semitic dictator’ last December – added that he will ‘not turn his back on the Palestinian cause’.

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Trump says not considering extraditing Erdogan foe

NBC News reported Thursday the Trump administration had explored whether it could extradite Gulen, as a way to persuade Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month.

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The Breakneck Islamization of Turkey’s Education System

After the minimum age for Quran studies in Turkey was abolished in 2011, a project named “Pre-school religious education through Koran classes” was piloted in ten cities across the country in 2013. The project teaches “basic Islamic information” to children between the ages of four and six. Since then, the number of “pre-school Koran classes” has continued to rise.

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Guard at Muslim cleric’s US compound fires ‘warning shot’

A security guard at the Pennsylvania compound of a Turkish-born Muslim cleric fired a shot near an “unwanted person” outside the gate, state police said Wednesday.

The suspected intruder fled the scene, and troopers were unable to find him.

Police were called to Fethullah Gulen’s longtime home in the Pocono Mountains after a security guard fired a “warning shot in the air” around 8:30 a.m., according to a statement from the New York-based Alliance for Shared Values, a group that promotes Gulen’s philosophies.

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Weak Merkel fails to defend European values and bows deep to Erdogan in her own country

Last week Erdogan opened a large mosque in Cologne and thousands of his supporters showed up. 10,000 people were expected to counter-protest, but according to police around 2000 showed up. Due to safety concerns the way to the mosque was barred off by police.

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