Slovakia remembers the Holocaust

On this day, it's been 78 years since the WWII-era Slovak state issued Jewish code.

(Source: TASR)

President Zuzana Čaputová called on people to be attentive when someone is spreading hatred towards minorities as a political programme.

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“And let’s be even more attentive when someone tries to show that hatred is a characteristic of the majority of Slovaks and that humanism and humanity are only hypocrisy,” the President wrote on her Instagram profile after she returned from the Holocaust Museum in Sereď. “Neither in that time, as we recall now, was it necessary to be a persuaded fascist to approve of inhumane acts.”

President Čaputová visited the museum on the occasion of the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence.

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