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Turkish government captures all churches in Diyarbakir city and declares them state property

Turkish government ordered to seize six churches in southern city of Diyarbakir including a 1700 years old church. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan passed the order on March 25.

Government said they wants to rebuild the restore the historical buildings that have been destroyed in war between government forces and Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK). Continue reading Turkish government captures all churches in Diyarbakir city and declares them state property