Thursday, April 19, 2012

Pastor attacked in Turkey

Semih Serkek, a Protestant Pastor in the Turkish city of Istanbul, was attacked on Easter by Muslim youths.
immediately after an Easter service. “They were three people around the age of 18. They wore [prayer caps] on their heads. They forced the door open and said they were going to kill me unless I recited the ‘Kelime-i ┼×ahadet’ [Islamic confession of faith]. I received a severe blow to my chest,” Serkek told the Daily News. The attacks were not coincidental, according to Serkek, who had also served as a mentor to the three victims slain in the Malatya Zirve Publishing House incident in eastern Turkey [more].  

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