PM Points to Importance of First Anti-Fascist Movement

Se┼żana, 8 September - Prime Minister Janez Jansa said late on Friday that the TIGR resistance movement was the first anti-fascist organisation in Europe and the first to fight the Italian occupying forces. He also regretted that not enough attention was given to it at a ceremony in Sezana that marked 80 years since TIGR was founded.

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Former President Milan Kucan (left) and Janez Stanovnik, the president of the WWII Veterans Association, at the ceremony that marked the 80th anniversary of the founding of the TIGR resistance movement.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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Writer Boris Pahor at the ceremony that marked the 80th anniversary of the founding of the TIGR resistance movement.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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Prime Minister Janez Jansa marking the 80th anniversary of the founding of the TIGR resistance movement.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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Prime Minister Janez Jansa marking the 80th anniversary of the founding of the TIGR resistance movement.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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Ceremony marking the 80th anniversary of the founding of the TIGR resistance movement.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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