Re­mem­ber­ing the en­slaved

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

A mon­u­ment com­mem­o­rates the Gozo siege of 1551 out­side the Cit­tadella, in Vic­to­ria. Up to 7,000 Goz­i­tans were taken as slaves by the Ot­toman forces. It took 150 years for the pop­u­la­tion to reach pre-1551 lev­els.

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