Turkey: New law requires Islamic prayer rooms in all shopping malls, movie theaters...
And the self-described "liberal Muslim" Mustafa Akyol is just fine with these new developments, which once again manifest Turkey's discarding of secularism and gallop toward Sharia. Akyol praises "the rightful focus of Erdogan and other conservatives on matters of religious freedom." (Apparently Akyol, like the mainstream media, would term pro-Sharia forces to be "conservative," while simultaneously labeling those who oppose Sharia as also "conservative.")
Akyol has revealed his true colors before, notably when he declared his support for the jihad flotilla that Turkey sent against Israel. The Turkish columnist Burak Bekdil has characterized the "liberal" Akyol as a pro-Sharia, pro-Erdogan Islamic supremacist. But undoubtedly a sly one. Bekdil says that Akyol is working to further "Islamists' global ambition to play the modern day, Muslim Trojan Horse at the gates of western civilization." (...)