Hagia Sophia

Decades-old Islamist/conservative dream of revoking the museum status- signed by Atatürk- and turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque succeeded today. Time will show how this politically motivated act will help the current rulers…

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a decree on July 10 opening Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia as a mosque just minutes after Turkey’s Council of State — the highest administrative court in the country — annulled a 1934 government decree that had turned it into a museum.

Erdoğan shared on his Twitter feed a copy of the decree he had signed which said the decision had been taken to hand control of the Ayasofya Mosque, as it is known in Turkish, to the country’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) and reopen it for worship.

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