Turkey Christians Fear No Justice For Killers Of Publishers

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife 1christianmartyrs002ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Turkish Christians fear those responsible for murdering three Christian publishers will not face justice and that authorities will be unable to tackle “structural injustice” towards the country's Christian minority, trial observers said.

TURKEY WATCH: Turkey Textbook Encourages Discrimination Of Christians, Churches Claim

By BosNewsLife News Center 42-16335853ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Protestant churches in Turkey condemned Friday, December 12, the introduction of a school book by the Ministry of Education, which they say encourages discrimination of minority Christians, despite Western concerns over increased violence against the country's non-Muslims.

Armenia, Turkey Sign Landmark Accord Despite Tensions

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ap_turkey_armenia_190_eng_10oct09BUDAPEST/ISTANBUL/YEREVAN (BosNewsLife)-- The former Soviet republic of Armenia and Turkey have signed a historic accord on normalizing relations after a century of hostility.

Turkey Christians Remember Murdered Evangelicals Amid Death Threats

By BosNewsLife News Center TURKEY-VATICAN-POPE-CATHOLICS ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Turkey were observing Thursday, April 18, the sixth anniversary of  the murders of three evangelical Christians in the Turkish city of Malatya, amid concerns about death threats against a legal counsel of the victims' families.

Evangelicals Support Turkey’s Earthquake Victims; Ancient Church Reopened

By BosNewsLife News Center ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited earthquake victims in eastern Turkey Saturday, November 12, where evangelical Christians and Armenians are among those helping survivors of two deadly quakes in this predominantly Muslim area.

NEWS WATCH: Nine Killed, Dozens Injured In Netherlands’ Plane Crash; Turkish Airlines ‘Unsafe’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Amsterdam ap-turkish-airliner-crash-netherlands-190eng25feb09AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife) -- A Turkish Airlines passenger plane with 135 people aboard crashed into a field in light fog while trying to land at Amsterdam's main airport Wednesday, February 25, killing nine people and injuring more than 50, an area official said.

Turkey Threatens Deportation Of American Pastor

By BosNewsLife News Center   ChurchISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- An American evangelical pastor in Turkey faced uncertainty Thursday, October 9, after authorities reportedly cancelled his long-term residence permit and ordered his deportation.

Turkey Uncovers Al-Qaida Plot To Bomb Churches

By BosNewsLife News Center ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected members of terror group al-Qaida faced additional charges Saturday, December 10, including planning to bomb churches in the capital Ankara, Turkish media reported.    

Turkish Christians Fear Nationalism After Murder And Threat

By BosNewsLife News Center alman-turist-tinerci-tarafindan-bicaklandi-051ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Turkish Christians remain concerned about rising nationalism and hostility towards non-Muslims in Turkey, following the killing of a Christian businessman and the attack against an evangelist, BosNewsLife monitored Tuesday, August 11.

Turkey Militants Vandalize Christian Bookshop

BosNewsLife News Center popeturkey1ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Christian workers in southern Turkey faced a tense day Friday, February 20, after their bookshop was vandalized for the second time in a week by suspected Muslim militants, Christians said.

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