Ottoman citizens living in the island of Crete has dropped quite a difficult situation after the riots in 1861. Ottoman citizens living in the Balkans, including Muslims and non-Muslims have sent monetary aid for Muslims living in the island of Crete. The collected aid and all supporters was published in the most important newspaper Tuna Vilayet Gazetesi in the Balkans at that time. In this study examined assistance of persons belonging to different religions and national in the Balkans include Greek, Bulgarian, Armenian, Kazakh and Jews for persecution Muslim population living in the island of Crete. Ottoman citizens living in the Balkans have helped not only to Cretan Muslims.but other community when they need assistance.
Crete, Balkans, The Ottoman, Assistance
|Author :||Hava SELÇUK|
|Number of pages:||16-26|