Bronx honors those executed and imprisoned in Albania

(l-r) Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (l) poses with Albanian American Society Foundation president Esad A. Rizai.
Photo by Edwin Soto

On Sunday, May 17, the Commemoration Academy honored Albania’s executed and imprisoned political prisoners at Monroe College. The event honored Albanians who were punished by the previous Communist regime because of their anti-Communist beliefs.

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