How many schools are there in Turkey ? How many mosques?

How many schools are there in Turkey?

67.000

How many hospitals?

1220…

How many health care center?

6.300…

Well then, how many mosques?

85.000

There is only 1 hospital per 60.000 people, but 1 mosque per 350 people.

How many churches?

270…

Cemevi

How many cemevi? (Cemevi:Where the Alevis pray, t.n.)

100.

***

How many doctors?

77.000

How many religious officials ?

90.000

In Turkey, there is only 1 doctor per 900 people and 1 religious officals per 780 people.

According to Eğitim-Sen (the largest trade union for teachers), Turkey needs 200.000 more teachers.

***

How many libraries?

1435…

How many libraries are there in Germany?

11.000…

How many cities of Turkey have a state theatre?

13…

How many cities have Koran courses?

81…

What is the total number of these courses?

3852…

* * *
In Turkey, the total number of associations is 1 for opera, 11 for ballet, 11 for sculptures, 18 for painting, 18 for cinema and 38 associations for theatre.

Well, how many ‘charities for building mosques’?

35.000…

* * *

How much is the budget for the Ministry of the Interior?

783 trillions…

How much is the budget for the Ministry of  Transport?

678 trillions…

How much for the Ministry of Public Works and Settlement?

677 trillions…

For the Ministry of Culture and Tourism?

632 trillions…

For the Ministry of Industry and Trade?

280 trillions…

For the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources?

249 trillions…

For the Ministry of Environment and Forest?

404 trillions…

How much is the budget for the Presidency of Religious Affairs, which represents only the Sunnis?

1.3 quadrillions…

Equal to the total budget of 8 Ministries…

Equal to the total budget of 22 universities…

* * *

When we have a look at the year-on-year increase of the budget of the Presidency of Religious Affairs:

66 trillions TL in 1997

119 in 1998…

180 in 1999 …

270 in 2000…

302 in 2001…

553 in 2002…

771 in 2003…

1 quadrillion in 2004…

1 quadrillion in 2005…

1,3 quadrillions in 2006…

2,7 quadrillions in 2007…

* * *

When a country reserves the same budgetary amount for the religious affairs as for the total of all her universities and doubles that amount in the last year, brings up imams more than doctors and teachers, builds mosques more than hospitals, and opens Koran courses more than libraries, isn’t it required that country to stop and consider all these once more?

Can Dündar

Translation: Selda Doğan

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