“The Way of Burnt Villages” memorial campaign started in Gomel region

“The Way of Burnt Villages” memorial campaign started in Gomel region. It will cover Petrikov, Zhitkovichy, Lelchitsy, and Elsk districts. Within two weeks, its participants – representatives of local authorities and public organizations, war veterans and youth – will visit the places where whole villages were burnt and hundreds of civilians perished. Mass-meetings and wreath-laying ceremonies and also meetings with eyewitnesses of that terrible events will be arranged. 

The campaign was arranged on the initiative of the Gomel branch of the Belarusian Peace Foundation, for the first time in Gomel region.
 
23 May 2012