People shouldn’t remain silent if they see signs of anti-Semitism around them, President Zuzana Caputova said on Friday, marking Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and Racial Violence at the Fish Square in Bratislava, drawing attention to the rise of extremism.
According to the head of state, our concessions to these efforts can relativise evil, the consequences of which minority communities understand.
In connection with the events surrounding the Holocaust, the president stated that verbal attacks, persecution and discrimination affected Jews to the greatest extent. “Many who survived the concentration camps were looking for a safer and freer home abroad. We thus lost a lot of doctors, lawyers, scientists, workers with whom we could have built and restored our common state,” said Caputova, noting that survivors felt prejudice for many years after the war. According to the president, their experience was passed on to the next generations even a few years after the war.
The Big Tech company offered no evidence that the fake networks were linked to either the Chinese or Russian governments, but it did say that the networks would have needed “technical and linguistic investment”.
Amini’s death has been condemned by the European Union, United States and United Nations. While Iranian police claim the young woman died of a heart attack and was not mistreated, independent experts affiliated with the UN say reports suggest she was beaten by Iran’s so-called morality police.
He didn’t say whether he’s already submitted the name of the new education minister to President Zuzana Caputova. He intends to wait until she returns from the United States. He refused to engage in any speculation about names.