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Anti-semitic swastikas appear in Košice

Police in Košice are investigating the spraying of anti-semitic slogans outside a perfume shop in this eastern Slovak city on September 30. The building owner reported that two black swastikas, about 50cm (20 inches) in height, and two smaller inscriptions saying jude raus (Jews out) had been left on the sidewalk during the night. According to the daily paper Nový Čas, one the owners of a solicitor's office in the building is the president of the local Jewish community. Similar racist slogans were daubed two months ago on the buildings of the local Hungarian secondary school, consulate and theatre.

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