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Jul 19 13 tweets 5 min read
1/13 Dear Pakistanis; why do you care about a treaty that Turkey signed 100 years ago? The Treaty of Lausanne has no expiration date. The caliphate won't be re-established in 2023. This is a conspiracy theory that circulates within Islamic groups in Turkey.
#Pakistan #Caliphate 2/13 According to this theory, Turkey is an oil and natural gas rich country but can’t surface its natural resources due to restrictions implemented as a result of Lausanne. Of course, none of this will actually happen. The Treaty of Lausanne has no secret expiration clause.+
Jun 22 23 tweets 10 min read
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1. I want to tell you about Adnan Oktar. Adnan Oktar also known as Adnan Hoca or Harun Yahya is a Turkish religious cult leader, televangelist, creationist and anti-evolutionist. Oktar and his followers describe themselves as the new and modern face of Islam. 😃
#Islam 2. He grew up in a relatively affluent secular family in the 70s, only becoming involved in religious activism after moving to Istanbul to study at what was then the Academy of Fine Arts in 1979. Over the 80s he would build a circle of devotees known as Adnanists. 😎