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Exhibition Commemorates Suffering of Yugoslav ‘Barren Island’ Prisoners

An exhibition of new images from Goli Otok go on display at the Cultural Centre of Belgrade on Thursday evening gives a contemporary view of the former prison camp, which photographer Milomir Kovacevic described as "the biggest 'stain' on Yugoslavia, communism, the [Communist] Party and [Josip Broz] Tito".

Kosovo to Transform Jail for Political Prisoners into Museum

But last week, Kosovo's government decided to reopen it for visitors and to begin transforming it into a museum. The government tasked a team of officials from Ministry of Culture, including cultural heritage experts, to analyse what is needed and prepare the building for reopening.

Long-serving sports official Kocijančič dies aged 78

Kocijančič, who was also active in politics and business, was the president of the OKS between 1991 and 2014, and headed the European Olympic Committees since 2017.

Born in 1941, he graduated in law in 1965 and earned a master's and a doctoral degree in the same field, while he also entered politics at a young age, presiding the League of Communist Youth of Yugoslavia in 1968-1971.

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