Sunday, October 10, 2004

Our founding ideology and Islam

A look at the ideals set down by Ataturk versus some of the myths about him.

"They said, "Ataturk surrendered the nation to Christians," whereas, he deported Christian missionaries from the country. They said, "Ataturk wanted to keep Islamic truths from the people," whereas, he led a parliamentary decision to translate the Koran into Turkish so his people could for the first time read and understand it and funded the task from his own pocket."

Turks.US - Our founding ideology and Islam

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