Turks in Germany

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The Turks in Germany are the largest ethnic minority in Germany. Most of these Turkish people immigrants came from different parts of Turkey, but especially from Anatolia when Germany invited them to work as guest workers between 1961-73 due to labour shortages. Some of them of Romanlar Background. The Turks in Germany are mostly religious and old Turkish tradition hold in great respect, like Sünnet-Ceremony.[1][2]

Turks in Europe, especially in Germany, suffer from strong Anti-Turkish sentiment, one of the most heinous crimes was the murder of a turkish family in solingen in 1993.[3] Attacks on Turkish institutions, Mosques, turkish-markets and turkish people, where some lost their lives, are increasing.[4]

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  1. "Ruling on Circumcision in Germany: When Judges Become Religious Referees - Qantara.de".
  2. "Survey: Turks in Germany Willing to Integrate but More Religious". Der Spiegel. 17 August 2012.
  3. "4 Guilty in Fatal Arson Attack on Turks in Germany". Los Angeles Times. 14 October 1995.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2023-01-21. Retrieved 2023-01-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)