Thursday, April 19, 2007

Bible publishers killed in Turkey

"The Religion of Peace" - NOT Christians were killed in Turkey because they were publishing the Bible in Malatya in the southeast part of Turkey. News 24:
Attackers on Wednesday slit the throats of three people in a Turkish publishing house that printed Bibles, the latest attack on minorities in mainly Muslim Turkey, said officials The victims were found with their hands and feet bound, said governor Halil Ibrahim Dasoz. He said one of the victims may have been German, but the embassy could not confirm it. Four people were detained in connection with the attack in the southeastern city of Malatya, said the governor. The killings come as political tensions rise between the powerful secular elite, including army generals and judges, and the religious minded AK Party government over next month's presidential elections.

No comments: