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Reader feedback: Shameful insensitivity

Re: Roma group accuses Slovak deputy of defamation, Flash news briefs, June 21 - 27, Vol 10, No 24

The attitudes of the Slovak elite really help explain why nothing seems to change with the Roma situation in Slovakia. Such comments are not tolerated in most Western democracies; Slovakia should feel embarrassed.

Peter,
Bratislava, Slovakia

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