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Sme ordered to pay Slota €10,000

THE REGIONAL Court in Žilina has confirmed a ruling by the local district court that ordered the Sme daily to pay €10,000 in damages to the chairman of the Slovak National Party (SNS), Ján Slota, for two articles it published in 2008.

THE REGIONAL Court in Žilina has confirmed a ruling by the local district court that ordered the Sme daily to pay €10,000 in damages to the chairman of the Slovak National Party (SNS), Ján Slota, for two articles it published in 2008.

The case involved articles entitled ‘Slota stole while escaping’ and ‘ÚPN: Slota sacked a store’, the SITA newswire wrote.

The ruling also ordered Sme to pay Slota’s legal expenses, apologise to him, and remove the electronic version of the articles from its internet site.

Sme wrote that the information it published about Slota stealing cars came from communist-era secret service files and had been provided by his father.


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