File 4327/1911 Part 3 'Turco-Italian War: Muslim representations' [95r] (45/152)
The record is made up of 1 item (75 folios). It was created in Oct 1911-May 1912. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.
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the interests of England are directly involved in the
maintenance of peace, not only in the Balkans, hut in
the whole of the Near East.
In view of these considerations the Committee
earnestly pray that His Majesty's Government may he
pleased to take such steps as they may consider expedient
to prevent the further development of a situation which
they really fear will prove most prejudicial to the
interests of humanity and to progress in the Eastern
I have &c.,
(Signed) M.Kazim Hasain.
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Part 3 consists of correspondence relating to representations to the British Government by various Muslim groups and their supporters unhappy about Italian aggression during the Italo-Turkish War 1911-12. Many of the representations consisted of requests for intervention by the British against what was viewed as an attack on Muslim people and lands. Communications from many groups are present, including:
- the Punjab Muslim League [a branch of the All-India Muslim League];
- the directors of Jumna Mosque in Bombay;
- Muslims of Lahore;
- Muslims of Southern India;
- Muslims of London and their sympathisers;
- Muslims of Port Elizabeth, South Africa;
- Muslims of Kimberley, South Africa;
- the Indian Red Crescent Society;
- the London All-India Moslem League.
There is further objection from such groups following Italian expansion of the war to the Dardanelles and Aegean Sea in April 1912.
The correspondence includes the discussion between the Government of India, Foreign Office, and India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. over how to respond to the representations.
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.
The subject 4327 (Turco-Italian War) consists of one volume divided into four parts.
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