"Anarchism in Turkey
by Unknown Thursday, Jul 28 2005, 4:54am
greece / turkey / cyprus / history of anarchism / review
A short history of Anarchism in Turkey
A short but good history of anarchism in Turkey involving revolutionaries form other nationalities as well.
In 1876, Christo Botev, “the first Bulgarian anarchist and national hero... perished for the liberation of Bulgaria from Turkish power”.
In 1878, after leaving Beirut, Errico Malatesta’s ship docks in Smyrna (Izmir), where the local authorities demand that Malatesta be handed over to them. Fortunately, the Captain of “La Provence” refuses the order and the ship continues on to Italy, France and Switzerland."
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