6th Dec 2023


Slovak village clings to Nazi street name

Local councillors in the Slovak village of Varin have caused outrage by declining requests from central authorities to rename a street which honours Slovakia's WW2-era fascist leader Monsignor Jozef Tiso. Just one councillor voted to rename 'Tisova' street, meaning the case will end up in courts. Tiso led Slovakia as a Nazi vassal between 1939 and 1945, overseeing the deportations of some 90,000 Slovak Jews to die in concentration camps.

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