Christian Bookshop Vandalized

Country: Turkey

Date of incident: February 12, 2009

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Islamist / Private



On the 7th and 12th of February 2009, two youths vandalized the Soz Kitapevi bookshop of the Turkish Bible Society in the city of Adana. The aggressors are suspected to be Muslim militants.

Sources: http://www.persecution.com.au/news.asp?pid=39&id=55&h=TURKEY http://www.persecutionblog.com/2009/02/turkey-christian-bookstore-in-turkey-vandalized-.html
http://www.compassdirect.org/english/country/turkey/8985/ 
http://lib.ohchr.org/HRBodies/UPR/Documents/Session8/TR/ECLJ_UPR_TUR_S08_2010_EuropeanCentreforLawandJustice.pdf