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House Foreign Affairs Committee passes resolution calling on Turkey to return Christian churches

There are 3 comments on the www.jihadwatch.org story from Aug 5, 2011, titled House Foreign Affairs Committee passes resolution calling on Turkey to return Christian churches . In it, www.jihadwatch.org reports that:

The House Foreign Affairs Committee recently voted 43 to one in support of a resolution that calls upon the Republic of Turkey "to safeguard its Christian heritage and to return confiscated church properties" - a step the Turkish Embassy described as "deeply regrettable" ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Aug 5, 2011
from jihadwatch:

"The resolution (H.Res. 306), introduced by Reps. Edward Royce (R-Calif.) and Howard Berman (D-Calif.), cites the 'Ottoman Empire’s oppression and intentional destruction of much of its ancient Christian populations, including over 2,000,000 Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, Pontians, and Syrics,' and adds that Turkey 'has been responsible for the destruction and theft of much of the Christian heritage within its borders'...

"The resolution urges the Turkish government to 'end all forms of religious discrimination' and, among other related issues,'return to their rightful owners all Christian churches and other places of worship ...'"

“Fly low, fly fast.”

Since: Apr 07

East Midlands, UK

#2 Aug 5, 2011
Joe DeCaro wrote:
"The resolution urges the Turkish government to 'end all forms of religious discrimination' and, among other related issues,'return to their rightful owners all Christian churches and other places of worship ...'"
Oooh, the Muslims aren't going to like that.

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#3 Aug 5, 2011
supersonic boom wrote:
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Oooh, the Muslims aren't going to like that.
Especially the descendants of the Ottomans.

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