Turkish Christians Targets of Muslim Persecution
August 8, 2016
In once-secular Turkey, Christians have become targets of Muslim persecution. Here's what you need to know.
For nearly the last hundred years, Turkey, straddling Europe and Asia, has walked a precipitous path. Turning its back on the brutal Ottoman Empire of its past, the nation of 80 million people had attempted to combine its dominant Muslim culture with a more Western-oriented secularism — allowing a measure of political and religious freedom not common in most other Muslim-majority states.
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