Ads & Recent Photos
Recent Images
Random images
Welcome To Roj Bash Kurdistan 

Austria: deports imams in fight against political Islam

Discuss about the world's headlines

Austria: deports imams in fight against political Islam

PostAuthor: Anthea » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:01 pm

Austria to deport 60 Turkish imams and close 7 mosques

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced that the country will be deporting 60 imams and their families with ties to Turkey as part of the “fight against political Islam”.

Kurz said 7 mosques will also be closed and that this decision has been taken particularly in relation with children dressed in military uniforms to reenact an Ottoman era war in Turkish mosques.

The Chancellor held a press conference and said, “Paralle societies, political Islam and radicalization have no place in our country.”

One of the mosques where children were put in military uniforms is a mosque in Vienna that operates under the Turkish government. Photographs from the play where children reenacted the Battle of Çanakkale had been published on the center-left Falter in June.

These images had been met with protest from most all circles in the Austrian political class. The photographs showed children in fatigues lined up and giving military salutes while they waved Turkish flags. In another photograph, there were children lying on the ground covered with flags, depicting those who lost their lives in Çanakkale.

The mosque in question is ran by the Austrian Turkish-Islamic Union directly under Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate.
Good Thoughts Good Words Good Deeds
User avatar
Posts: 20620
Images: 447
Joined: Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:13 pm
Location: Sitting in front of computer
Highscores: 3
Arcade winning challenges: 6
Has thanked: 5922 times
Been thanked: 719 times
Nationality: Kurd by heart

Austria: deports imams in fight against political Islam



Return to World

Who is online

Registered users: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot], Majestic-12 [Bot]