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Minister Honours Victims of Slovenia's Sole Concentration Camp

Ljubelj, 13 June - Culture Minister Majda Sirca addressed in Ljubelj on Saturday a commemorative ceremony to honour the prisoners who built the Ljubelj/Loiblpass tunnel during World War II. She said the site was a reminder that the key to our survival was tolerance and respect.

Ljubelj
A monument bearing the inscription "J'accuse", which was set up to commemorate thousands of suffering and hundreds of those who perished at the branch of the Mauthausen concentration camp in Ljubelj.
Photo: Jana Mancevic/STA

Ljubelj
Culture Minister Majda Sirca addressing a commemorative ceremony honouring the German prisoners who built the Ljubelj/Loiblpass tunnel during World War II.
Photo: Jana Mancevic/STA

Ljubelj
Culture Minister Majda Sirca (in red) and Mayor of Trzic Borut Sajovic (on her left) at a commemorative ceremony honouring the German prisoners who built the Ljubelj/Loiblpass tunnel during World War II.
Photo: Jana Mancevic/STA

Ljubelj
Major of Trzic Borut Sajovic addressing a commemorative ceremony honouring the German prisoners who built the Ljubelj/Loiblpass tunnel during World War II.
Photo: Jana Mancevic/STA

Ljubelj
Culture Minister Majda Sirca (right) and the only living Slovenian internee of the Ljubel branch of the Mauthausen concentration camp at a commemorative ceremony honouring the German prisoners who built the Ljubelj/Loiblpass tunnel during World War II.
Photo: Jana Mancevic/STA

Ljubelj
A commemorative ceremony honouring the German prisoners who built the Ljubelj/Loiblpass tunnel during World War II.
Photo: Jana Mancevic/STA

Ljubelj
A commemorative ceremony honouring the German prisoners who built the Ljubelj/Loiblpass tunnel during World War II.
Photo: Jana Mancevic/STA

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