people - including a former United Nations Secretary-General – are not
impressed with plans to turn a former Italian fascist concentration camp into a
luxury resorts with a “party atmosphere.”
were imprisoned during the World War II on Montenegrin Island. Benito
Mussolini’s Fascist forces used the camp during the Italian occupation,
imprisoning Serbs from Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia Herzegovina.
2,000 inmates were kept at the notorious location that dates back to the 19th
century Austro-Hungarian Empire. Many of the prisoners were murdered or starved
island is set to be turned from the former home of a deadly concentration camp
into a luxury resort and spa. The website of the tourist spot doesn’t mention
the island’s gruesome history.
create a museum with the best restaurant and the best hotel on the
Mediterranean,” Samih Saviris, President of the hotel’s Swiss-Egyptian
developer Orascom, said when awarded the tender, Balkan Insight reported.
the prominent protesters against building this luxury resort is former UN
Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who urged local authorities to abandon