PRESS RELEASES

Islamic Community calls for vaccination

18. January 2022
Kemal Ergün, Chairman of the Islamic Community Millî Görüş (IGMG), made a statement on the occasion of the debates on the necessity of vaccination. “Considering the current conditions, the obligation to be vaccinated is not against Islamic principles. The person who gets vaccinated takes responsibility not only for himself but also for the whole society,” said Ergün.

Christmas and New Year Greeting

23. December 2021
Kemal Ergün, Chairman of the Islamic Community Millî Görüş (IGMG), issued a congratulatory message on the occasion of Christmas and New Year. “The year 2021 was a very educational year. It showed that global problems cannot be solved locally,” said Ergün.

The destabilization of the Balkans must be prevented!

13. December 2021
Kemal Ergün, Chairman of the Islamic Community Millî Görüş (IGMG), made a statement on the occasion of the separatist statements of the Serbian regional parliament in Bosnia and Herzegovina. “The situation in the Balkans is worrying. The international community should intervene,” Ergün said.

The treatment of refugees waiting at EU borders is not acceptable

01. December 2021
Bekir Altaş, Secretary General of the Islamic Community Millî Görüş (IGMG), made a press statement about the worsening situation of refugees on the Polish-Belarusian border. “Human rights and human dignity cannot be played with for the sake of political calculations. There is a very intense collapse in values,” said Altaş.

Coalition agreement offers hope, but there are also question marks

29. November 2021
Bekir Altaş, Secretary General of the Islamic Society Millî Görüş (IGMG), made a statement about the coalition agreement agreed upon by the SPD, the Greens and the FDP after the general elections in Germany. “It is possible to summarize the coalition agreement as 'light and shadow'. Along with the announcement of many activities to be carried out in a positive way, question marks and ambiguous statements in important areas draw attention,” said Altaş.

10 years of NSU – Promise not kept

03. November 2021
Bekir Altaş, Secretary General of the Islamic Community Millî Görüş (IGMG), made a statement on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the emergence of the NSU organization. “The NSU establishment represents an unprecedented milestone in our collective memory. It is inexplicable that the building has still not been properly illuminated,” said Altaş.

60th anniversary of the Labor Agreement – Isn’t it time for politics to take Muslims into account?

30. October 2021
Kemal Ergün, Chairman of the Islamic Society Millî Görüş (IGMG), made a statement on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Labor Agreement signed between Germany and Turkey on October 30, 1961. “The Germany-Turkey Labor Agreement is a turning point for Muslim life in Germany. After 60 years, it is essential that politics take the needs of Muslims into account,” said Ergün.