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Anti-discrimination draft still a problem

DEPUTY PM for EU integration Pál Csáky will submit a draft anti-discrimination law to the cabinet by January next year.

As a future EU member, Slovakia has committed itself to approve the anti-discrimination law before its expected entry into the economic bloc in May 2004.

The conservative Christian Democrats (KDH) remain the only of the country's four ruling parties that objects to the legislation.

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The latest Focus poll has found that 57.7 percent of Slovaks think the government should not be lenient when it comes to taking refugees in.

Show us you belong and we will accept you. Poll shows Slovaks' attitudes to foreigners

The latest Focus poll unveils how an ideal foreigner looks to Slovaks, and if Slovakia can ever become a home to foreigners.


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The media have condemned the change, approved by MPs, that extends the moratorium to 50 days

We condemn the latest attack against journalists

Slovak journalists stand behind their colleagues from Denník N.


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Former special prosecutor Dušan Kováčik escorted to the courtroom on September 20.

The ten strongest points of the verdict against former special prosecutor

Dušan Kováčik is the first high-ranking official under the Smer-led governments to hear a guilty verdict on corruption charges.


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Dušan Kováčik escorted to the courtroom.

Former special prosecutor Kováčik found guilty

Judge sentences him to 14 years in prison for corruption.


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