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. 

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31225 4 days ago Anonymous GB Hagia Sophia (Santa Sophia) as a world heritage site should remain as a museum open to all as it's has-been since 1931 telling the story of the Eastern Roman Empire and later Ottoman Empire
31224 1 month ago Sophia Dionisopoulos AU
31223 1 month ago Vince Licolli , US
31222 1 month ago Christina Schaeffer , US
31221 1 month ago Katherine Vasilas , US
31220 1 month ago Dino Demetriou , US
31219 1 month ago Billy Georgiou , US
31218 1 month ago HALIM SAAD GB
31217 1 month ago Anna , US
31216 1 month ago Anonymous , US Erdogan’s actions demonstrate a total lack of respect and tolerance for non-Muslim faiths and the historical significance of our sacred institutions.
31215 1 month ago Deborah Pries , US
31214 1 month ago Diane Primis , US
31213 1 month ago Anonymous , US
31212 1 month ago Dr. Catherine Stamatacos, OSJ Stamatacos , US
31211 1 month ago Arthur Katsaros , US
31210 1 month ago James Dimitriou , US We must sanction Turkey & boycott Turkis Airlines for these abusive acts against World Heritage sites and historical treasures!
31209 1 month ago Christo Daskalakis , US
31208 1 month ago Anna Bantauvanis , US
31207 1 month ago Harry Cavalaris , US
31206 1 month ago Crist Frangakis , US Free world should stand up to dictators and xenophobes
31205 1 month ago Angela Manolakas , US
31204 1 month ago Stephanie Storgion Poplos , US
31203 1 month ago Catherine Heridis , US ALL THESE PETITIONS AND UNESCO DOES NOTHING. USA, BRITAIN, EU DOES NOTHING. SULTAN ERDOGAN'S ISLAMIC CRONIES ARE IGNORANT BACKWARD NEANDERTHALS WHO DO NOT LIVE IN THE 21ST CENTURY. SHAME ON ERDOGAN
31202 1 month ago Bethany Paulus , US
31201 1 month ago Anonymous , US This is wrong and we need to stop it if we can!!
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