Turkey – Käßmann: “Erdogan’s political games are pitiful”

After the Hagia Sophia was turned into a mosque, Erdogan was massively criticized from the west. Theologian Margot Käßmann now accuses the Turkish president of not being particularly wise. In the debate over the conversion of the Istanbul landmark Hagia Sophia into a mosque, the former President of the Council of the Evangelical Church in […]

Astagfirullah, Minister of Religion Wants To Close The Mosque Again If …

WE Online, Jakarta – The Provincial Government of DKI Jakarta has officially extended the Large-Scale Social Limitation (PSBB) Phase I Transition from 17 to 30 July 2020. This step was taken as a result of the uncontrolled distribution of the corona virus (covid-19) in the Capital City. Responding to these conditions, Minister of Religion Fachrul […]

Occupation of the Poitiers mosque: identity activists released

Six days after being talked about by deploying a banner against the “Anti-white racism” during the Parisian demonstration organized by the committee “The truth for Adama”, the extreme right group Génération identitaire (GI) returns to the fore. This Friday, June 19, the Poitiers Court of Appeal released five activists who had participated in the occupation […]

5 International Facts of Hagia Sophia in Turkey

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s top court on Thursday (2/7/2020) will decide on the status of Hagia Sophia, a world-famous site located in Istanbul and a museum after previously being a church and mosque. Here are 5 international facts about Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey: Also read: Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a […]

5 International Facts of Hagia Sophia in Turkey

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s top court on Thursday (2/7/2020) will decide on the status of Hagia Sophia, a world-famous site located in Istanbul and a museum after previously being a church and mosque. Here are 5 international facts about Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey: Also read: Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a […]

Turkey: Hagia Sophia decision within 15 days – Last Hour

(ANSA) – ISTANBUL, JULY 2 – The decision on the possibility of reconverting to the Hagia Sophia mosque in Istanbul will be made known in writing within 15 days. This was decided by the Ankara State Council, at the end of this morning’s hearing on the appeal filed by a local association to request the […]

Mosque instead of museum? Turkey wants to dedicate Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

In Turkey, Hagia Sophia has become a political issue: the question is whether the building can be converted into a mosque. The USA has now also intervened. The US government has spoken out against the rededication of the famous Hagia Sophia in Istanbul from a museum to a mosque. The United States has urged the […]

Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a Polemic, Turn Turkey Torn Page all

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s High Court will give a decision related to the plan to change the status of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, an agenda that reaps polemics. The building, built since the sixth century, which attracts tourists from all over the world, opened as a museum since 1935, and is open to all […]