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Questions arise in Turkish Parliament over Ismailaga Mosque murder

HDN | 9/12/2006 12:00:00 AM |

In the wake of last week's murder of a prominent imam in the Istanbul Ismailaga Mosque sect, CHP Izmir MP Ahmet Ersin has asked Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan whether the PM is being threatened due to any relations he may have formed earlier with members of the sect.

questions arise in turkish parliament over ismailaga mosque murder . in the wake of last week''s murder of a prominent imam in the istanbul ismailaga mosque sect, chp izmir mp ahmet ersin has asked prime minister recep tayyip erdogan whether the pm is being threatened due to any relations he may have formed earlier with members of the sect . questions submitted by mp ersin to the turkish parliament included a query as to why the turkish police forces seem to have tried to halt an investigation into the murder of the imam and the subequent lynching of the murderer (thereby preventing his questioning) and whether erdogan had ever made a visit to the religious leadership of the sect . ersin also brought attention to the sect''s prominence in the istanbul neighborhood of fatih, asking whether the guidlines controlling life in the conservative carsamba neighborhood, where the ismailaga mosque is located, were legal as far as the turkish constitution was concerned . ismailaga istanbul ismailaga izmir istanbul ismailaga

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