75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESCAPE FROM CONCETRATION CAMP CRVENI KRST
The 75th anniversary of the escape of prisoners from the Concentration Camp Crveni Krst was marked today. On February 12th, 1942 the first organized escape from the one of the concentration camps in Europe happened. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary Nis City Mayor Darko Bulatovic said in his speech that this memorial complex represented the symbol suffering and resistance and that in accordance with Orthodox tradition, we can forgive, but we should never forget. Vladimir Jovanovic, a survivor of the camp, spoke evoking the memories of the days spent in this Nazi concentration camp. Scouts from Nis submitted a report to the Mayor and headed on for their traditional march along the routes by which the prisoners escaped. Nis Diocese clergy held memorial service for the victims of the camp, and numerous delegations laid wreaths at the memorial complex.