MURAT REIS COMPLEX IN RHODES WAS SHUT DOWN
Mosque, Tomb and Graveyards within the historical Murat Reis Complex, in which the grave of Murat Pasa takes place, in Rhodes, Greece have been left to its fate and about to collapse due to neglect. Recently, at the beginning of July 2017, Greece Government shut down the entry gate of the Complex to prevent the tourists to see the said collapse.
There are many historical artifacts dating back to the times of the Ottoman Empire in Rhodes Island, Greece which was under the sovereignty of the Ottoman Empire for 390 years. However, the artifacts that belong to the Turkish Muslim Association are being taken away from them, and therefore; either left to perish in time or used for different purposes.
Greece: Acts of harassment against defenders working on the rights of minorities in Greece, including the arbitrary detention for a night and expulsion from Greece of Mr. Mustafa Kaymakçı
The International Secretariat of OMCT condemned detention and expulsion of Federal Union of European Nationalities(FUEN) member organization Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kaymakçı. Read more
FUEN CONDEMNS ARREST OF MR KAYMAKÇI, PRESIDENT OF OUR MEMBER ORGANISATION FROM RHODES AND KOS
The Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) is shocked by the news that the president of our member organization Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association, Mr. Mustafa Kaymakçı was arrested and kept under detention one night in Kos (İstanköy), where he was doing research for a new project of his organization. Read more
PRESS STATEMENT REGARDING THE TURKISH LETTER FROM RHODES,KOS AND THE DODECANESE TURKS CULTURE AND SOLIDARITY ASSOCIATION TO “RHODES FOUNDATION ASSETS MANAGEMENT” DATED NOVEMBER 26, 2015
The Rhodes, Kos and the Dodecanese Turks Culture and Solidarity Association, in its letter to The Rhodes Foundation Assets Management dated 26 November 2015, conveyed its request for the preservation and usage of the Ottoman architecture in Rhodes and Kos according to their purpose. Read more