Demolishing the myth of the tolerant Ottoman Rule in Balkan

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Big 'N' Mighty Nose

Since I observe more and more Turks claiming that they brought  ‘Civilization, tolerance,  noble culture, prosperity and respect for the non -Ottomans,  and even more Bosnian and Albanian Muslims  who dream the return of the Ottomans in Balkan again,  let  us  see what are they actually up to.

From mid-15th century for the next four centuries the Serbian  Christians of Bosnia suffered tyrannical rule.

If any single factor made the Balkans what they were in history — and what they still are today — it was the ordeal of the Turk… For the 18th and 19th Centuries, the image of Turkey was that of a rotting empire, of a corrupt, incompetent and sadistic national elite preying on the subject Balkan peoples – of a cynical government WHOSE VERY METHOD OF RULE WAS ATROCITY.

They forbade the building of all but the meanest churches, and likewise outlawed the ringing of church bells.

What…

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Demolishing the myth of the tolerant Ottoman Rule in Balkan