Writer Boris Pahor to be conferred state orders as part of Trieste ceremony

Ljubljana/Trieste, 7 July - The 13 July commemoration marking 100 years since the burning down of the Slovenian National Hall in Trieste by Fascists will also see President Borut Pahor and his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella confer the highest state orders on Trieste-born Slovenian author Boris Pahor, who witnessed the arson as a child.

Trieste, Italy
The Trieste National Hall, a Slovenian cultural centre, was rebuilt between 1988 and 1990 after being torched by Fascists in 1920.
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Črna na Koroškem
Author Boris Pahor.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA
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