Pro-nazi Minister of Slovakia on Trial for Enacting Anti-jewish Measures

Sentence of life imprisonment was sought today by the prosecution in the trial of Stefan Tiso, Slovak Prime Minister during the German occupation, before a national tribunal in Bratislava. Tiso is charged with aiding in the enactment of the anti-Jewish measures in Slovakia.

The prosecution also asked for a shorter prison term for Minister J. L. Sivak, ## of the Tiso cabinet, who was allegedly opposed to imposing anti-Jewish laws. ## is being defended by Dr. A. Winterstein, a Slovak Jewish leader, who today read ## to the court record a statement from Oskar Neumann, now a resident of Tel Aviv, testing that Sivak advised Jews in advance of contemplated anti-Jewish actions.