Turkish Muslim group slams Santa for bringing drugs, immorality

   Dec 27, 3:14 pm

Washington, Dec. 27 (ANI): A Turkish Muslim youth group has condemned Santa Claus for bringing booze, drugs and immorality to the society.

The Anatolia Youth Association held a demonstration in Istanbul urging residents to turn against Santa for contributing to moral decay, degeneration of their culture and leading to identity crises in their society, CNN reports.

The group used an inflatable plastic Santa as a prop, littering the ground below it with beer cans, a syringe and a cross to illustrate the dangers of inviting Santa into Turkish homes, the report added.

Turkey has been the homeland of modern Santa and many secular Muslims here decorate their homes with Christmas trees and Santas. (ANI)

Don't ignore Balochistan, Brahamdagh Bugti urges intl. human rights groups Apr 23, 6:19 pm
Geneva, Apr.23 (ANI): Exiled Baloch leader and President of Baloch Republican Party (BRP) Brahamdagh Bugti has urged international human rights groups not to ignore the worsening situation in Balochistan, the Pakistan's largest province.
Full Story
Prince George has grown "Extra Fat Roll" while on royal tour, says Duchess Kate Apr 23, 6:19 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Kate Middleton has jokingly revealed that baby George has grown an "extra fat roll" during the on royal tour in New Zealand and Australia.
Full Story
'Osama Bin Laden' themed bars popular in Brazil Apr 23, 6:19 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Ceara Francisco Helder Braga Fernandes, a bar owner in the Sao Paulo, Brazil, who happened to look a lot like Osama Bin Laden, has his bar's named after the most wanted terrorist which have now become quite popular.
Full Story
American teen named as world's highest whistler Apr 23, 6:19 pm
London, April 23 (ANI): Walker Harnden, a 19-year-old music student at the University of North Carolina School of Arts has become the highest whistler in the world.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY