Non-Muslims want equal funeral rights in Turkey

Hurriyet Daily News - Turkey - 16 January 2013 - From vercihan ziflioglu

Non-Muslim communities in Turkey have asked for municipal and state services at their funerals similar to the services given to the country’s Muslim citizens. Municipalities do not provide non-Muslim citizens with free services such as allocation of a funeral car. A graveyard plot costs little money for Muslims in municipal facilities, whereas a plot in minority graveyards that have limited spaces may cost a fortune. (continue reading...)