Say NO to converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque

There's a real movement in Turkey to convert the historic Hagia Sophia into a mosque. A commission in Turkish parliament is considering an application by citizens to turn the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a mosque, a bill has been introduced in parliament to restore Hagia Sophia to a "symbol of the Conquest of Istanbul" and last November, Turkey's deputy prime minister promised that the building would be "smiling" again as a mosque soon.

This is unacceptable. 

Hagia Sophia is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica which served as the seat of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. When the Ottomans conquered Constantinople, it was converted into a mosque but was eventually opened as a museum on February 1, 1935.
Please sign this petition to send a message to UNESCO, which has declared Hagia Sophia part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that Hagia Sophia should remain open and accessible to all. 


This petition has a goal of 20000 signatures
1-25 of 30051 signatures
Number Date Name Location Add an optional comment.
30051 7 hours ago Michael Main ZA
30050 1 week ago Anelia Ristea RO
30049 2 weeks ago Anonymous US
30048 2 weeks ago Anonymous DE
30047 3 weeks ago monk vladimir (POSZYWAk) US
30046 4 weeks ago Anonymous MY I am ABSOLUTELY against the idea of hagia sophia being turned into a mosque, its a total disgrace! To me, its like an insult! And I have to be honest, I cannot sleep well since I heard the news that...
30045 4 weeks ago Candas Hantas EE
30044 1 month ago Andrew Dobbie US I am a half Greek, born in America of Byzantine Greek origin. I don't know what is more appealing, the fact that turkey outright supports conquest and genocide, or the fact that they blatnely denie...
30043 1 month ago maya chebly US
30042 1 month ago Anonymous US Don't turn it into a Mosque!
30041 1 month ago Evgeny Slavutsky DE Everebody ! make one step against destructive muslim dominance movement
30040 1 month ago Jess Brodnax US
30039 1 month ago Anonymous CA Please don't let that happen, it should remain as is or give it back to the Orthodox people the way it was back in the old days, if God intervenes it will not happen, we'll get Hagia Sophie back...
30038 1 month ago Jess Brodnax US ORTHODOX FOREVER..
30037 1 month ago Ilya Pishchulin RU Bring back our Church!
30036 1 month ago Anonymous ID
30035 1 month ago Vincent Angelo Gefes PH
30034 1 month ago daniel gettman US A Cathedral built to the Glory of Jesus Christ, always and ever.. why would a muslim even set foot in it? To pray to the Father , Son and Holy Spirit?
30033 2 months ago Frank Cleemann DE Die Hagia Sophia ist einer der wichtigsten Höhepunkte der Spätantike und somit zu Recht ein Erbe, dass nicht als Moschee gebaut wurde. Sie ist mitnichten ein gemachtes Bett, in dem sich
erneut ...
30032 2 months ago Virginia Bock US
30031 2 months ago Iain Geddes GB
30030 2 months ago John Coutsoubos US Agia Sophia was built to be an Orthodox basilica, and it needs to be returned to that status, immediately!
30029 2 months ago Anonymous DE
30028 2 months ago John DeLaurentis , US
30027 2 months ago Nikos GB Κυριε σωσε τον λαόν σου και ενλογησον την κληροηομιαν σου!
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