Showing posts with label religious freedom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label religious freedom. Show all posts

Friday, July 3, 2015

Terror cannot be linked with any religion (UN resolution)

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted in favor of a resolution concerning the grave human rights situation in Syria and reaffirmed that terrorism, including the actions of Daesh, cannot and should not be associated with any religion, nationality or civilization.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Church door set ablaze in Istanbul

A Greek Orthodox church’s door was set ablaze in the evening of June 9 in the Kadıköy district on Istanbul’s Anatolia side.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Pope urges Bosnian reconciliation

Pope Francis called for the “building of new bridges” as he visited the Bosnian capital on Saturday.

Twenty years after the end of the wars that saw around 100,000 people killed, the 78-year-old pontiff was greeted by crowds of thousands of well-wishers in Sarajevo.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

ISIS ‘will not destroy’ Palmyra ruins, only statues

Footage released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) showed the ruins of Syria’s Palmyra untouched as the militant group claimed it only destroy statues which it deems polytheistic, the Guardian newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Foreign Ministry spokesperson’s response to statements from Turkish officials regarding the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque.(Hellenic MoFA)

Hellenic MFA, Monday, 18 November 2013:
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Konstantinos Koutras stated the following in response to a question on statements from Turkish officials regarding the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque:

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.