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Ombudsman a former communist

Pavel Kandráč, a candidate of the opposition HZDS party who was elected Slovakia's first ombudsman (public rights defender) on March 19, was a member of the Communist Party from 1971 to 1989.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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