VIDEO=> Turkish Soccer Fans Chant ‘ALLAHU AKBAR’ During Moment of Silence for Paris Victims

Loud chants of ‘Allahu Akbar’ filled the stadium in Muslim Istanbul at a friendly soccer match Tuesday evening between Greece and Turkey.

Attendees were asked to observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims of last Friday’s Islamic terror attacks in Paris.

Derisive whistles and boos also rang out during the attempt to honor the victims.


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A Reuters reporter posted about the incident on Twitter:

“Istanbul fans boo minute of silence for Paris attacks, chant “Allahu akbar” before Turkey vs Greece soccer friendly”

Others reported:

“DISGRACE: Minute of silence for #Paris Massacre booed at Turkey-Greece game, followed by chants of Allahu Akbar, both PMs in attendance”

“Meanwhile minute of silence in #Turkey-#Greece game interrupted with booing & Allah-u ekber chants. So much 4 peace. “

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