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German journalist converts to Islam on Eid

War journalist Martin Lejeune, known for his anti-Israel views, says finds peace in Islam, becomes Muslim

Editor / Internet Yeni Şafak
A German journalist Martin Lejeune has announced his reversion to Islam, pronouncing shahada, the declaration of faith, in front of hundreds of Muslims.

Lejeune declared his decision by sharing video of the event on social media.

"Islam means peace. I decided to be Muslim because I was feeling peace in the mosque while praying," he said.

German journalist converts to Islam on Eid
Yeni Şafak

German journalist converts to Islam on Eid

A German journalist Martin Lejeune has announced his reversion to Islam, pronouncing shahada, the declaration of faith, in front of hundreds of Muslims. Lejeune declared his decision by sharing video of the event on social media. "Islam means peace. I decided to be Muslim because I was feeling peace in the mosque while praying," he said. 1980-born Lejeune is a famous German freelance journalist and war correspondent. He is known for his criticism of Israel and for his reporting on the Syrian civil war. He also covered the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict remotely.



1980-born Lejeune is a famous German freelance journalist and war correspondent.

He is known for his criticism of Israel and for his reporting on the Syrian civil war. He also covered the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict remotely.

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