Tag : Justice and Development Party
title : US Protestants, Pastors Also Targeted by Turkey Post-Coup Crackdown
summary : Two American pastors -- Ryan Keating and Andrew Brunson -- recently were detained in Turkey and deemed "threats to national security" there. "Protestant or Christian churches are seen as an American influence, and now that Turkey is anti-American, they are being targeted even more," said Aykan Erdemir, a senior fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a former member of the Turkish parliament.
date : Dec 06, 2016 11:07 AM EST