Albanian Committee of Janina

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The Albanian Committee of Janina (Albanian: Komiteti Shqiptar i Janinës) was an Albanian organization of the 19th century with the aim of defending Albanian rights.[1]

The Albanian Committee of Janina was formed in May 1877 in Janina then a city of the Ottoman Empire in the Vilayet of Janina, by the prominent central figures of the Albanian National Awakening. Abdyl Frashëri from Përmet, Abedin Dino from Preveza, Mehmet Ali Vrioni from Berat Vesel Dino from Preveza and other notable members of Janina's Albanian community.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Trencsényi, Balázs; Kopeček, Michal (2006). Discourses of collective identity in Central and Southeast Europe (1770-1945): texts and commentaries. Late Enlightenment - Emergence of the Modern National Idea 1. Central European University Press. p. 348. ISBN 963-7326-52-9.