Restoring Slovenia’s Erased

Restoring Slovenia’s Erased

Cross-posted from JohnFeffer.com. John is currently traveling in Eastern Europe and observing its transformations since 1989. It took two decades, but the Erased finally got their day in court. And the court ruled in their favor. On June 26, 2012, the European Court...
Yugoslavia: When a Country Actually Is Wiped Off the Map

Yugoslavia: When a Country Actually Is Wiped Off the Map

Cross-posted from JohnFeffer.com. John is currently traveling in Eastern Europe and observing its transformations since 1989. You are born in a country. You are a citizen of that country, and you don’t give it much thought. It’s like the air that you...
Review: The Scars of the Erasure

Review: The Scars of the Erasure

On June 25, 1991, Slovenia achieved its independence. As the new state took form, citizens of the former Socialist Republic of Slovenia gained immediate citizenship, retaining their economic and social rights in a fresh homeland. But all citizens of other republics of...
Postcard from…Ljubljana

Postcard from…Ljubljana

The huge yellow banners on the façade of the building under renovation contain short statements that could be part of an advertising campaign or perhaps a conceptual art project. But the stories that are now appearing on this building (pictured) and bus...
Postcard from…Ljubljana

Postcard from…Ljubljana

The huge yellow banners on the façade of the building under renovation contain short statements that could be part of an advertising campaign or perhaps a conceptual art project. But the stories that are now appearing on this building (pictured) and bus...