Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Most-Híd files a criminal complaint against Slovak National Party for billboards

The Most-Híd party, a member of the governing coalition, filed a criminal complaint against the Slovak National Party (SNS), one of the opposition parties, for inciting ethnic hatred, the SITA newswire reported.

The Most-Híd party, a member of the governing coalition, filed a criminal complaint against the Slovak National Party (SNS), one of the opposition parties, for inciting ethnic hatred, the SITA newswire reported.

“The reason for the suit are anti-Hungarian billboards that have been placed by the SNS across the whole country and also insulting and defamatory statements of the party’s MPs in media and in parliament,” Most-Híd spokesperson Nora Czuczorová told SITA.

“We are doing this only now as we had still hoped that someone – NGOs, prosecution authorities – will notice, acknowledge and draw attention to these dangerous attacks. But this did not happen and we are convinced that such demonstrations are dangerous and there is no room for them in the 21st century,” stated party chairman Béla Bugár.

He added that the SNS billboards seek to persuade citizens of Slovak nationality that to be a Slovak means to hate another nation. The party also filed a complaint with the Council for Advertisement.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

The unemployment rate continued its downward trend in December

The problem of unemployment in Slovakia is not the lack of jobs but the unsuitable structure for job seekers.

A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018