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Turkey to set up refugee camp for Christians near Syrian border

Camp to be built near monastery in Turkish town of Midyat

There are, we are told, 800 million people for whom the ECHR is the last recourse against tyrannical governments. But does this argument really hold water?

Tyrannical governments, unlike our own, just ignore the ECHR when they don’t like its judgments

If Turkey ever does join the EU, Sarah Ferguson will immediately be served with a European arrest warrant and on the next plane to Ankara

This whole affair is one more example of how alien to the European mindset Turkish culture really is

We must wish the Turks well in their struggle for Islamic democracy

Turkey is a great friend of Britain, but still has its problems. If Prime Minister Erdogan can overcome these he will go down as the greatest Turk since Suleiman the Magnificent

What is a ‘Christian fundamentalist’? Not Fr Longenecker, surely. But Anders Breivik approvingly quoted his blog: how creepy is that?

The fact is that even mass murderers agree with sensible people sometimes: you can’t keep quiet, just in case

Despite the EU’s demands on human rights, Turkey’s persecution of Christians is escalating

I wonder why Brussels isn’t interested? Maybe it approves

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What we can learn from the decline of the Ottoman Empire

As in China, the forces of conservatism were too great

Another gross example of the repression of Christianity in Turkey

Why are we still seriously considering Turkish membership of the EU?