Tag: Turkey

VIDEO: Islamophobic Attack Against Disabled Turkish Muslim On London Bus

Another video has emerged of a vicious Islamophobic attack on a Turkish Muslim man by a passenger on a London bus, whilst members of the public idly watched. WARNING THIS VIDEO CONTAINS FOUL LANGUAGE! Source: DOAM

A Man Is Found Guilty Of ‘Attempted Murder’ After Assault On Turkish Shopkeeper

  The Daily Mail reports on the trial of a man who raged about “f****** foreigners” before launching a violent assault on a Turkish shopkeeper in Paddington, west London last October. Hilmi Uludag was manning the till at the shop when Andrew Jefferson, 52, walked in, browsed around the aisles and then approached him with… Read More ›

Non-Muslim Rights In The Ottoman Empire

Much like previous Muslim Empires, the Ottomans showed great toleration and acceptance of non-Muslim communities in their empire. This is based on existing Muslim laws regarding the status of non-Muslims. They are protected, given religious freedoms, and free from persecution according to the Shariah. One of the first precedents of this was the Treaty of… Read More ›

Turkey: Hybrid Recycle Machines To Dispense Food For Hungry Street Animals

  Turkey have placed Hybrid recycle machines in and around major cities, where everytime you put an empty water bottle (or can) in the hole, the machine dispenses food for hungry animals. This teaches people to care for both the environment we live in and the animals. Here is the video,

Turkey questions Canada on Quebec headscarf ban

DTT: The Turkish government questions Canada on Quebec headscarf (Hijab) ban. The hypocrisy here is astounding. Not long ago these individuals were discriminating against Muslim in Canada for wearing Hijab. Yet they have the cheek to tell Turkey to uphold human rights laws, and not discriminate against minorities, while they themselves were currently discriminating against… Read More ›

Old Greek Orthodox Church in Istanbul's Beyoglu district

Turkey to reinstate citizenship of exchanged Greeks

The chairman of the Istanbul Greek Universal Federation, Nikolas Uzunoglu, revealed that efforts were being put in to grant ethnic Greeks who were exiled from Turkey 50 years ago with Turkish citizenship. World Bulletin / News Desk Turkey is in the process of working to reinstate ethnic Greeks who were exiled from Turkey 50 years… Read More ›

Hungarian politician says ‘Islam is the last hope of humanity’

The leader of Hungary’s Jobbik movement has said that “Islam is the last hope for humanity in the darkness of globalism and liberalism.” During the recent Hungarian parliamentary elections, the Jobbik movement earned 16.67% of the overall vote, securing 47 seats in the National Assembly. Subsequently, the President of Jobbika made a trip to Turkeywhere he… Read More ›

Sultan Khalifah Abdul-Majid (Abdülmecid) I

How Muslims Helped Ireland During The Great Famine

  by Mehedi Islam 160 years ago, during the Great Famine in Ireland, the Ottoman Empire sent £1,000 sterling (about $1,052,000 today) and 3 shiploads of food to Drogheda, Ireland. Ireland was ridden with famine and disease between 1845 and 1849. Also known as the Great Hunger, this famine had lasting effects: at least one million… Read More ›

Another non-terrorist non-Muslim Plane Hijacker: The Sochi Plot

By Juan Cole The Associated Press article on the Ukrainian hijacker who tried to divert a plane to Sochi on Friday is interesting for the words it does not use. (I’m not picking on AP– all the other articles on this subject are like this one in this regard.) This Ukrainian man had political discontents about his… Read More ›