Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the temporary closure of Western consulates in Istanbul over security threats, as the Turkish foreign ministry summons ambassadors.
Audio recordings from the racist politician’s online conversations reveal he spoke to minors about disturbing and graphic sexual scenarios, such as a teacher sexually abusing a boy in front of his class.
Swedish government proposes new legislation on anti-terror law to widen the scope of activities that can be prosecuted, saying that threat level increased for the country after Paludan's burning of the Quran.
Rasmus Paludan's anti-Muslim, Quran burning actions remain short of conviction, as there is no law in the country to challenge him.
Rasmus Paludan and Edwin Wagensveld separately burned Quran, Islam's holy book, in Sweden, the Netherlands, and Denmark last week.
Public burning or other desecration of book held sacred by religious community would be met with police intervention.
The latest report by the Council of Europe’s anti-racism commission regrets to note that Muslims in Denmark are increasingly depicted, including by politicians of different political parties, as a threat to Danish values and culture.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Türkiye's attitude towards Finland joining NATO may be more positive than towards Sweden.
The call for action comes a day after Swedish-Danish extremist Rasmus Paludan, the leader of a far-right party, once again burned a copy of Islam's holy book Quran.
Rasmus Paludan, known for his anti-Islam extremism, says he would burn the Quran every Friday until Sweden is included in the NATO alliance.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman says the burning was assessed as absolutely inadequate while the Western world "applauds this and says that this is not just normal, but good."
Türkiye issues a stern warning to European countries who disregard acts of sacrilege against Islam's holy book, the Quran, saying "such heinous acts" threaten the practice of peaceful coexistence.
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