“What did Santa bring you for Christmas, little Mehmet?” “Coors and heroin.” “Turkish Muslim group slams Santa for bringing drugs, immorality,” from ANI, December 27 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):
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.
The second flier began appearing last week in the Skopje suburb of Butel. It quotes Muhammad saying: “He who is practicing the way and the belief of unbelievers is not part of my people. Do not celebrate; fear Allah.” (Thanks to Aleksandar.)