2021

29

Oct

Greece denies identity of Western Thrace Turks

Greece Western Thrace Turks are exposed to double standards Greece ignores the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in favor of the rights of the Turkish minority in Western Thrace. The criticism of the Council of Europe towards Athens on this issue was inconclusive. EU member states have also preferred to remain silent […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT

19

Oct

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Greece suppresses fundamental rights of Turkish minority in Western Thrace: Mufti

Greek authorities suppress the fundamental rights and freedoms of the Muslim Turkish minority in Western Thrace, the elected mufti (Muslim scholar and legal expert) of Xanthi (Iskece) has said. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Ahmet Mete said the heads of the Muslim Turkish minority in Western Thrace are “threatened and insulted.” Noting that the mufti institution […]

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Country: Greece
Source: AA

07

Oct

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Elected Muslim religious leader gets prison

An elected Muslim religious leader in Greece’s Western Thrace region was given 80 days of prison sentence for usurping authority. Ibrahim Serif is the elected mufti of Komotini (Gumulcine) which is one of the three major cities of the Western Thrace region in Greece, home to a Muslim-Turkish minority of around 150,000 people. Serif tweeted […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , AA

03

Aug

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Turkey: Greece using temporary closures to permanently shut Turkish schools

Turkey has blasted a Greek government decision to shut down 12 more schools serving the country’s Muslim Turkish minority, saying it violates education rights. Under an Education Ministry decree, eight schools in Rhodope and four schools in Xanthi in the country’s Western Thrace will be temporarily suspended, a move that Turkey claims is planned and […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , TRT WORLD

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