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
76-100 of 30383 signatures
Number Date Name Location Add an optional comment.
30308 2.9 years ago Andrew Stephanou AU
30307 2.9 years ago James Vogiatzakis AU I dare them to try, it will be like signing their own death warrant.
30306 3 years ago James Frangos , AF
30305 3.2 years ago Mark Mikhael AU A christian cathedral for Gods people. All welcome so long as they respect their host and its history as a Church.
30304 3.3 years ago Jessica Spencer , US
30303 3.4 years ago Dr. Arundhati Chandini Arjun IN This is unacceptable and must be stopped at all costs.
30302 3.4 years ago Andreas Demetriou CY
30301 3.4 years ago Marine Johanson , US
30300 3.4 years ago Anonymous , US
30299 3.4 years ago Sue Robbins , US
30298 3.4 years ago Sue Robbins , US
30297 3.4 years ago Siv-Ingvild Thirud , NO It is the last remaining heritage of the christian culture and faith. If that disappeared, Turkey will be much poorer for the loss!
30296 3.4 years ago Anonymous GB
30295 3.4 years ago kosnstatinos rassios AU
30294 3.4 years ago Anonymous SI
30293 3.4 years ago Suzanne Nielsen CA
30292 3.4 years ago ruben Quezada , US
30291 3.4 years ago Olisa Achike , US
30290 3.4 years ago Patrick Walters GB
30289 3.4 years ago Nicholas Rogers , GB
30288 3.4 years ago Peter McDonnell GB
30287 3.4 years ago Jesse Armstrong , US
30286 3.4 years ago bogdan RO
30285 3.4 years ago Luiz Ricardo , BR
30284 3.5 years ago Robert Miller , US Keep the Hagia Sophia as it is.
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