ISSN: 1011-727X
e-ISSN: 2667-5420

Nejla Günay

Keywords: The First World War, Armenian Gangs, Tourus, Aleppo


In April 1915 Ottoman State subjected to migration of Zeituns Armenians to Konya. Later by extracted with the law in 27 May 1915, Armenian people subjected to migration Aleppo, Musul, Dairel-zor region. The reason for this law that Armenian people had cooperation with the state of war with Ottoman State and its enemies. In addition Armenian people had tried to establish an independent state in south and east region of Anatolia. To reach this aim, despite to this deportation decide Armenian people had went to mountain for rebellions in Fındıcak and Musa Mountain. Even Armenian people taken out rebellion in Urfa city center. After suppression of the rebellion some Armenians have continued to set up some small gangs activities in Amanus and Taurus Mountains.