Republic of Turkey
Turkish boxer Ünsal Arık said that he received a death threat in the form of an envelope containing a single bullet on his windshield. "There was an envelope on my windshield today with a single bullet inside. I see your point and that's all well. Whatever will be will be... Have a nice day everyone," the boxer tweeted on Aug. 16.
Strictly speaking, Turkey could indeed do whatever it wishes with the Hagia Sophia. Yet calling the conversion a “reversion” is revolting. The conversion indeed points to a reversion, not of the Hagia Sophia, though, but of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of President Erdoğan.
Our official and public/individual reactions to Mr. George Floyd’s killing is a perfect looking glass mirror. We are exempt of all sins. There were no enslaved Circassian women’s blood running in our veins. No property “confiscated” from our Armenian neighbours who decided to take an unexpected walk.