Bardha Markagjoni

Born – Orosh, Mirdite

Died – Shkoder

1925 – 2013

Bardha Markagjoni

Arrest/Internment History

March 1945 – Arrested and held under house arrest at the home of Guljelm Luka, Shkoder.

June 1945-Deported with family members to the camp in Berat. While in Berat, Bardha was arrested multiple times and held for 4-5 months each time. She spent one period of 5 months in isolation at Porto Palermo.

March 1947 – Sent to Kucove.

October 1948 – Sent to Porto Palermo Prison.

May 1949 – Relocated to concentration camp Tepelene.

1954 – Transferred to labor camp Saver, Lushnje.

1965 – Married Gjergj Bici and relocated to Milot.

May 1975 – Arrested for agitation and detained for 7 months.

January 1976 – Sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and sent to Kosovo-Elbasan Prison.

1982 – Released from prison early with reduced sentence and sent to Fisher-Zadrima camp.

1986 – Her husband Gjergj died.

1991 – Reunited with surviving family members and moved to her family home in Shkodra.

19 March, 2013 – Died peacefully at home.

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