As the insurrection in DC should not have happened, neither should the Lukov March in Sofia

Written by on January 10, 2021 in Perspectives - Comments Off on As the insurrection in DC should not have happened, neither should the Lukov March in Sofia

It was starkly clear in that T-shirt among the domestic terrorists in the violent incursion in the Capitol this week: “Camp Auschwitz – Staff”.

Not so very different, in fact no different at all, from the sentiments of the neo-Nazis who over the years have proceeded by torchlight through the streets of Bulgaria’s capital city in the Lukov March.

Tell those far-right, fascist, antisemitic conspiracy theorists who on Wednesday desecrated the halls of Congress in Washington DC about General Hristo Lukov, patriot. Their fellow-feeling for the pro-Nazi would be in no doubt.

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About the Author

Clive Leviev-Sawyer is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Sofia Globe. He is the author of the book Bulgaria: Politics and Protests in the 21st Century (Riva Publishers, 2015), and co-author of the book Bulgarian Jews: Living History (The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria 'Shalom', 2018). He is also the author of Power: A Political Novel, available via amazon.com, and has translated books and numerous texts from Bulgarian into English.