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Ceremony pays tribute to victims of post-WWII killings

Kočevje, 3 June - More than a thousand people gathered at a mass grave site in the woods of Kočevski rog on Saturday to remember those killed in summary executions after WWII. The keynote speaker said the victims were martyrs who died for the love of their homeland.

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje, Kočevski Rog.
Spominska prireditev ob breznu pod Krenom v Kočevskem rogu, ki jo prirejata Nova Slovenska zaveza in župnija Kočevje.
Zgodovinarka Helena Jaklitsch.
Foto: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
Bishop of Novo mesto Andrej Glavan celebrates mass as a a ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kočevje
A ceremony held at the site of post-WWII summary executions in Kočevski Rog.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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