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Macedonia Fails to Honor Victims of 1911 Terror Campaign

GV Author Filip Stojanovski blogs about Macedonia's failure to properly commemorate the victims of “the so-called ‘Donkey Assassinations'” that took place in the city of Štip in 1911:

[…] Several months ago, several right-wing political parties including the ruling party running the Government of RM paid respects to the organizer of these assassinations, [Todor Aleksandrov]. They organized several Orthodox Christian memorial services in his honor, attended by at least one governmental minister. They even built an EUR 73.000 equestrian monument dedicated to him in Skopje […], and sang а song about him during party celebration. However, not a word about the victims. […]

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