Keeping innocent people in prison due to their Islamic personality cannot be acceptable
ADIYAMAN - Attending a book fair in Adıyaman, writer Emine Şenlikoğlu spoke to ILKHA about those who are held in prisons due to their Islamic personalities.
Attending the book fair held in Adıyaman, one of the prominent writers of Islamic society, Emine Şenlikoğlu criticized the remanding of Ahmet Arslan, who has serious health problems, and the other prisoners, who were jailed for their Islamic personalities, in her interview with ILKHA.
“I don’t think others except Muslim prisoners have been being kept in prisons.” Said Şenlikoğlu. Kept go on saying that: “having those muslims for more than 20 years in prisons, even though they have no any guilt except for bearing an Islamic personality and teaching Quran, is a great persecution and unacceptable. This situation really hurts me.”
“Having our brothers in prisons innocently hurt Muslims’ pride”
Indicating that as being a faithful believer, she would do whatever she could, Şenlikoğlu said: “With God will, I will try to do whatever I can for this issue. I will even see the president. If necessary, I will hold a meeting with other writers and try to bring this grievance into public agenda. I am deeply in sorrow. Having our brothers in prisons innocently doesn’t befit Muslims’ pride.”
Remarking that there is a big misunderstanding that must be recovered, Şenlikoğlu said: “Even though there are some others, who were behaved unjustly by parallel organization, were released, there are our brothers, who are still also suffering because of parallel state organization’s plot, whom are failed to notice by government. I believe this mistake will be corrected. We have been too late to tackle this issue.”
“No any reaction showed nor a voice rose against this unjustness”
Underlining the fact that Islamic circles haven’t shown any reaction nor raised their voice against this unjustness, Şenlikoğlu said as her last words:
“Up to now, Islamic circles haven’t taken any steps to bring this issue public agenda in Turkey. They haven’t put forward any resounding acts. I anticipate some powerful reactions from these circles. As Muslims, we have been too late to take steps and make our voice be heard. We have to step into action as soon as possible.” (ILKHA)