Internal Dobrujan Revolutionary Organisation
The Internal Dobrujan Revolutionary Organisation ( _bg. Вътрешна добруджанска революционна организация; _ro. Organizaţia Internă Revoluţionară Dobrogeană) or IDRO was a
Bulgarian nationalist and revolutionary organisation active in Romanian Dobrujafrom 1923 to 1940. It was labeled 'a terrorist organization' by the Romanian government, though in Bulgaria it was regarded as a liberation movement.
The organisation was founded in 1923 under the leadership of
Docho Mihaylovand on the basis of the Great Convention of Dobruja (Велик добруджански събор), a Bulgarian political organisation established in 1919 to fight against the transfer of Southern Dobrujato Romania. The IDRO detachments fought against the wide-spread brigandage in the region, as well as the Romanian administration in the region. Like the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organisationin Macedonia and the Internal Thracian Revolutionary Organisationin Thrace, IDRO demanded political autonomy of Dobruja under the mandate of the League of Nationsraising the slogan for the establishment of “autonomous Dobruja” under the supervision of the League of Nations and "Dobruja for the Dobrujans".
In 1925, a left wing named the Dobrujan Revolutionary Organisation (Добруджанска революционна организация) seceded from the organisation under the influence of the
Bulgarian Communist Party. This wing militated for a Soviet Republic of Dobruja, which would either be part of a " Balkan Communist Federation" or to become a Republic of the Soviet Union. The division of IDRO significantly hampered the work of the organisation, although it continued its activity under different forms until 1940 when Southern Dobruja was restored to Bulgaria under the terms of the Treaty of Craiova.
* [http://www.dobrudja.150m.com/dmo.htm Добруджанските младежки организации в България (1919-1934)Кристина Попова]
Internal Revolutionary Organisation
Internal Thracian Revolutionary Organisation
Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organisation
Internal Western Outland Revolutionary Organisation
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