Two weeks ago he said that ""You cannot put women and men on an equal footing … it's against nature." Now President Erdogan says he'll introduce the compulsory teaching of "Öttoman Turkish".
"Ottoman Turkish was used as the administrative language of the 600-year-old Ottoman Empire. In 1928, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, abolished the Ottoman language and replaced its alphabet with a Latin one.<,br />Erdogan described the abolition of Ottoman language as cutting Turkey’s “jugular veins,” saying, “It is a disaster that this nation, which had superior scientific qualities, has lost its wisdom.”The West is as silent about the Islamization of its NATO partner Turkey as it is about the slaughter of Middle East Christians.
The Turkish president expressed regret over the fact that Ottoman language can be studied in Germany, while “unfortunately this isn’t the case here (Turkey).”
Critics say the new plan is aimed at rolling back Ataturk’s secular reforms." -more