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Slovakia

Second incident of Jewish cemetery desecration in Slovakia

More than 20 headstones were vandalised at a Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia in the second such incident in the country in a week.

Jewish cemetery vandalised in Northern Slovakia

Unknown vandals have damaged dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in the northern Slovak town of Namestovo.

Slovan Bratislava football club vice president fined for Nazi salute

A court in Slovakia has convicted the vice president of football club Slovan Bratislava of racism and fined him 5,000 euros, after he was caught on camera with what appeared to be a Nazi salute.

Slovakia adopts IHRA working definition of antisemitism

The National Council of the Slovak Republic passed a resolution adopting the IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

Slovak far-right leader charged with promoting extremism

Slovak prosecutors have charged the leader of a far-right party that holds seats in parliament with promoting extremism after he handed out checks for a sum allegedly known as a neo-Nazi symbol.

Slovakia says cultural mission to open in Jerusalem

A Slovakian delegation to Israel announced that the country will open a cultural centre in Jerusalem.

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