Turkey: President Erdogan promises to honor little girl with Turkish flag if she is ‘martyred’

Follow @TheCircumvent Considering sermons about jihad were preached in many mosques over the last few weeks, and “martyrdom” in Islam is connected to receiving rewards (paradise, memorial, etc), this comment from Erdogan is rooted in Islamic thought. February 26: Sparks… Continue Reading

Tillerson calls out Turkey, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Iran over religious freedom

Follow @TheCircumvent The most recent example of Muslim tolerance: Because of persecution, Christian converts leave Iran and travel to Turkey (August 14) RT, August 15, 2017. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has singled out several Muslim-majority countries for violating religious… Continue Reading