..that Modern Turkey was among one of the first countries
worldwide to recognize the State of Israel in March 1949, less than
a year after its declaration of independence, and has been Israel’s
one of the closest allies since its creation?
..that dictator Mustafa Kemal made a funny law called "Hat Law"
which required the citizens of Turkey to wear English hats in
public, and over 200,000 Muslims were brutally executed on gallows
because they refused to do so or preached against it; and that the
same law is still part of Modern(?) Turkey's Constitution (Article
..that it is still a crime to criticize
dictator Mustafa Kemal in Turkey and there are laws in Turkey currently in effect which criminalize those who speak up against
Mustafa Kemal's ideology or reforms?