Victims of Totalitarianisms Remembered with Ceremony and Mass

Ljubljana, 23 August - As Europe marks the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Totalitarian Regimes on Friday, Slovenia will remember the victims with a ceremony in Kobarid (NW) on 30 August, which is to be addressed by acclaimed author Boris Pahor, who himself survived four concentration camps during WWII.

Osankarica na Pohorju
The Europe-wide day of remembrance for victims of totalitarian regimes rekindles debates in the Slovenian political arena about partisans and their communist background.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

The national monument to victims of post-WWII executions.
Photo: Bojan Sustar/STA

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