Turkey: Is Erdogan’s “Magic Spell” Beginning to Pale?

Source:Gatestone Institute Date:24Apr2018

  • Research conducted in March by 50 teachers from the Imam Hatip schools revealed that students are moving away from Islam.
  • “[Mosques] no longer serve people, but rather serve as a source of income for certain people.” – Young imam, later fired.
  • Another cause of upset on the part of many religious Muslims is the content of the Diyanet-prepared Friday sermons, which frequently advocates violent jihad.
  • What is clearly on the rise, however, is great disappointment in the Erdogan government’s version of Islam, especially when accompanied by corrupt politics and a deteriorating justice system.