Creeping Sharia 13 May 2013
The Italian "Martyrs of Otranto” were executed after 20,000 Turkish soldiers invaded their town in south-eastern Italy
Pope Francis has proclaimed the first saints of his pontificate in a ceremony at the Vatican – a list which includes 800 victims of an atrocity carried out by Ottoman soldiers in 1480.
They were beheaded in the southern Italian town of Otranto after refusing to convert to Islam.
Gatestone 13 May 2013
By Veli Sirin
The Turkish judiciary has become a weapon for settling scores, silencing opponents, restructuring Turkish society as an AKP party-state, and undermining secularism. That is the true nature of Erdogan's program
clarionproject.org 13 May 2013
By Soeren Kern
A popular show by the BBC forced the previously "taboo" subject of of female genital mutilation into mainstream debate