Christmas banned at German school in Turkey


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Germany will be next.

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Headline: "Christmas banned at German school in Turkey"

"Ban" meaning - (v) to not allow

From the article:

Istanbul Lisesi, a German high school that was established more than 100 years ago, announced earlier this week that Christmas traditions and the singing of carols would no longer be part of the curriculum, dpa reported.

So it's not banned, it's just not an official part of the curriculum.

The school itself denied on its website Sunday night that it had passed a Christmas ban, dpa reported.

Seems like a reasonable thing to claim in light of the facts we're given.

The majority of the students are Turkish.

Do they celebrate Christmas? If not, it seems reasonable not to impose it on them.

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This is from the country wishing to be part of the EU.

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