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Slovak Roma association demands resignation of government Roma representative

An NGO representing the Roma minority in Slovakia, the Union of Roma in Slovakia (ÚRS), headed by František Tanko, on June 9 called for the resignation of Anina Botošová, the Slovak government plenipotentiary for Roma communities.

An NGO representing the Roma minority in Slovakia, the Union of Roma in Slovakia (ÚRS), headed by František Tanko, on June 9 called for the resignation of Anina Botošová, the Slovak government plenipotentiary for Roma communities.

It accused her of assigning two grants, totalling €22,200, to the Kaleidoskop civic association in 2008. The NGO said that according to a registry of civic associations kept by the Interior Ministry the registered office of Kaleidoskop is identical to Botošová's home address, the SITA newswire wrote. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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