Attack on Orthodox Priest Foiled by Police
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.
http://reuters.com/ (December 31st, 2007)
Please view also our report on the TV series.