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A Threat or Under Threat: Legal and Social Problems of Protestants in Turkey 2010
[Read PDF] Association of Protestant Churches Committee for Religious Freedom and Legal Affairs
New Europe: Religious Freedom: Building a Bridge Through Dialogue November 2010
[Read PDF] Special Edition on Religious Freedom, building a bridge through dialogue
Tesev: The Story of Alien(ation) March 2009
[Read PDF] Real estate ownership problems of non-muslim foundations and communities in Turkey, by Dilek Kurban and Kezman Hatemi
In Ominous Supreme Court Decision Turkey Criminalizes term Ecumenical and Reaffirms Asphyxiating Policies of Religious Oppression July 19, 2007
[Read PDF] All Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate should know that on June 26th, the Supreme Court of Turkey issued an ominous decision that reaffirmed state sponsored religious persecution...
Congressman Robert Wexler's letter to President George W. Bush May 16, 2007
[Read PDF] Dear President Bush, I want to bring to your attention the following letter that was recently sent to the Prime Minister of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan by members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee...
NY Times / International Herald Tribune advertisement December 27, 2006
[Read PDF] In this season of goodwill, we are thankful that two of the most revered spiritual leaders of the Christian world, Pope Benedict XVI and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, provided such a moving and pow- erful demonstration of the desperate need for peace...
Letter to the President signed by 75 U.S. Senators November 29, 2006
[Read PDF] Dear Mr. President, We are writing to express our deep concerns that policies of the Turkish government pose a grave threat to the future of the Ecumenical Patriarchate...
Verdict of the Court of Cassation on behalf of the Turkish Nation December 11, 2004
[Read PDF] Following the appeal lodged against the decision of the local court, the case has been reviewed in light of the content of the application, the type of penalty, its duration and the date of offence.
Yale University School of Law paper December 11, 2004
[Read PDF] Turkey's Compliance With Its Obligations to the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Orthodox Christian Minority
The Imperiled Future of an Essential Religious Institution 2004
[Read PDF] Comprehensive Briefing Booklet on Religious Freedom