Today's Zaman 26 January 2015
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey is testing whether the European Union is really against Islamophobia, implying that the bloc would be Islamophobic if Turkey's bid is rejected. "We are testing Europe. Will Europe be able to accept a country that has a Muslim population?
The Gatestone Institute 26 January 2015
By Burak Bekdil
Turkish columnist Anmet Hakan was curious why the articles of the Turkish Penal Code that regulate "praising crime and criminals" were never applied to Islamists, while Turkish prosecutors, citing the same article, have the habit of indicting thousands of other individuals. On January 16, Muslims in Istanbul's devout Fatih