Turks hang pro-Islamic Ramadan banner on Orthodox Church

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Turks hang pro-Islamic Ramadan banner on Orthodox ChurchNew incident comes after provocation of reading Quran in Hagia Sophia

The provocations against the Orthodox Christians in Turkey continued, as a group of Muslims unfolded a banner in front the Greek Orthodox Church in the southern province of Hatay.

According to Turkish newspaper ‘Daily Sabah’, the banner read ‘We are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan in all the Islamic world’.

This is a second incident in a short period following the recent provocation by the Turkish authorities to approve the recitation of the Quran in the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and to broadcasts it on TV live for the 30 days the Ramadan lasts.

The article in Sabah points out the Church is located in a busy main street in the city of Alexandretta which serves the religious needs of the increasingly dwindling numbers of Christians in the country.

Source:protothema.gr

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