Orthodox Albanians, assimilated and forgotten in Macedonia
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Orthodox Albanians in Macedonia are a community that is not officially recognized, although they are a reality and the reality around them is a silent issue. Are in a small number, those who declare that they are Albanians, but with the Orthodox religion.
Branko Manolovski (pictured) is the Albanian Orthodox, a patriot that told the story of his family, the truth of today's orthodox people, and remission of their roots.
The villages of Reka and Gostivar and also settlements in the southeastern part of Macedonia were once populated areas with majority Albanian Orthodox religion. Manolovski told that after the Serbian occupation since 1913 began the assimilation of Orthodox Albanians and was put pressure on these areas to change their surnames. /albeu.com/