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Burj Khalifa: Platform inspection top of the spire Andy Veall

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Manly Monday

Satire: Trump voter feels betrayed

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The truth about migrants (2018)

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Over two million ‘terrorists’ in New Zealand

According to the definition applied by Turkish authorities over half of our Kiwi population would be considered terrorists and charged with ‘Christianization’ if we shared our faith in Turkey because so many of us identify as Christian.

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An American pastor, Andrew Brunson, who has lived and served in a small evangelical Presbyterian congregation in Turkey for over 22 years, was jailed in October 2016, accused of “membership in an armed terrorist organization.” Quote.

“Brunson was charged with terrorism (including “Christianization”) and espionage, which carry a sentence of up to 35 years’ imprisonment. According to the lengthy indictment, the pastor is linked to the movement of Fethullah Gülen — an Islamic cleric who has lived in self-exile in the United States for three decades – and whom the Turkish government accuses of plotting the failed coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July 2016.” End of quote.

Pro-government Turkish media have demonised Brunson as a “terrorist supporter” and a “spy” hostile to Turkey.

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