Turkey’s European Union minister has swayed from Ankara’s anti-Semitic stance to fight the ban on religious circumcision in a German province. Turkish media have published and telecast numerous anti-Zionist and anti-Semitic films and programs since the “flotilla clash” between the IDF and Turkish IHH terrorists two years ago.
A Cologne judge imposed the ban several weeks after a four-year-old Muslim child was hospitalized for excessive bleeding after circumcision, a rite practiced by Muslims as well as Jews, so that Turkey’s defense of circumcision is not surprising.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to back legislation to circumvent the court ban, which was based on the claim that circumcision should not be performed on a baby or small boy because it is deemed a violent act while he is not at the age when he can object.
Turkey’s EU Minister Egemen Bağış wrote in a German newspaper Tuesday that the court ban “gravely contradicts the legally protected right to the free practice of religion,” the Turkish daily Hurriyet reported. He called the court decision a “danger to liberty.”
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