Reports of the Swiss police concerning the persecution of Bulgarian communists in Fribourg in 1919 Cover Image

Донесение швейцарской полиции о преследовании болгарских коммунистов в Фрибурге 1919 года
Reports of the Swiss police concerning the persecution of Bulgarian communists in Fribourg in 1919

Author(s): Dalibor Elezović
Subject(s): History, Cultural history, Diplomatic history, Ethnohistory, History of ideas, Local History / Microhistory, Social history, Recent History (1900 till today), Special Historiographies:, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), History of Communism
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: Switzerland; Fribourg; Bulgarian communists; police persecutions

Summary/Abstract: The article dwells on the persecution of Bulgarian communists and other foreigners by the police in Fribourg in February and March 1919. The Federal Prosecution ordered the police force in the city to persecute the suspicious foreign residents, especially those who were suspected of spreading communist ideas. Among those who were subjected to persecution were the Bulgarian communists Kanderev, Mitev and Belchev who were considered to be a threat to the national security. Citizens of Austria, Soviet Russia, and of other European countries were also subjected to prosecution.

  • Issue Year: XIX/2011
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 115-120
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Russian