"Turkey has a long tradition of misusing the criminal justice system and overbroad terrorism laws to prosecute journalists, activists, and other government critics," Human Rights Watch added about Erdogan's post-coup crackdown.
"Prosecutors have repeatedly applied articles of the law such as, 'inciting hatred and enmity among the population,' and 'spreading terrorist propaganda' to intimidate and silence peaceful dissent both on- and offline."
"I came to the absolute conviction that it is impossible - impossible - for any human being to read the biography of Mohammed [the prophet of Islam] and believe in it, and then emerge a psychologically and mentally healthy person."
"Muslim violence and rape, Muslim rage, aggression and irresponsibility are from Muslim beliefs, Islamic beliefs.
"Islam is different from other religions because it brainwashes its youth with violent messages ... this makes Muslim extremists far more violent than extremists of other religious faiths."
Dr. Nicolai Sennels, Danish medical doctor and psychologist , author, expert in Muslim youth criminal offenders and Islamic violent crime. Internationally known authority on Muslim integration and criminals.
"In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted."
– Michael Musto, Italian American journalist, former columnist for The Village Voice and theater critic for the Columbia Spectator.