Attack on Orthodox Priest Foiled by Police

Country: Turkey

Date of incident: December 30, 2007

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Media / Political



An attack on an Orthodox priest was foiled by Turkish police. The suspect confessed that he had been influenced by the portrayal of Christian missionaries in the TV series “The Valley of the Wolves”, where young Turkish people were depicted as being deceived and bribed for converting to Christianity.


Source:

http://reuters.com/ (December 31st, 2007)
Please view also our report on the TV series.