TIGR memorial in Italy desecrated, Slovenia expects perpetrators to be held accountable

Trieste/Ljubljana, 28 January - A memorial to the anti-fascist group TIGR in the area surrounding the Italian city of Trieste was desecrated on Friday with a black bundle, a symbol of Fascism, while part of the inscription was erased. The Slovenian Foreign Ministry condemned the vandalism, saying it expects Italian authorities to find the perpetrators and hold them accountable.

Padriciano, Italy
The memorial to the ant-fascist group TIGR near the city of Trieste. The inscription says: Representatives of organisations TIGR and BORBA planned here resisitence aganst Italianisation on 3 November 1929.
Photo: Association TIGR Primorska

Padriciano, Italy
The desecrated memorial to the ant-fascist group TIGR near the city of Trieste.
Photo: Association TIGR Primorska

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