Slovakia

  • German Officials Who Directed Extermination of Slovak Jewry Being Tried

    The Peoples Court here has begun trying Hans ##din, German Minister to the puppet state of Slovakia, and Herman Hoffle, former SS ganeral and commander of German forces in Slovakia, who share responsibility for the ##rder and deportation to death camps of the bulk of Slovak Jewry. Ludin acted as the representative in Slovakia of… More ▸

  • 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…. More ▸

  • in Slovak Town Terrorized by Anti-semitic Band; Public Prosecutor Refuses to Act

    Jews in the town of Bardejov, in Slovakia, near the ##citsh border, are being terrorized by a local anti-Semitic group headed by Josef ###pigna with the tacit approval of the public prosecutor for the district, it is ##rged in the Bratislava newspaper Tribuna.The paper reports that police arrested Cepingna, after they had obtained evi##nce of… More ▸

  • Pro-nazi Slovak Officials Amassed Wealth from Deportation of Jews to German Camps

    High officials of the puppet pro-Nazi Slovak Government, headed by Josef Tiso, actually demanded the deportation to death camps of thousands of Jews at a time when the Tiso’s German advisors only sought to have the Jews imprisoned in labor camps in Slovakia, witnesses at the trial of three former Slovak officials testified here today…. More ▸

  • Anti-semites Involved in Abortive Plot to Overthrow Government of Slovakia

    One of the major features of the recently discovered plot to overthrow the regime in Slovakia was its anti-Semitic character, a Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent has established. Checking the file of documents seized by the government when the plot was suppressed, the correspondent found that they contained a large number of anti-Jewish Articles. Among the… More ▸

  • Jewish Delegation Stoned in Slovakia; Finds Anti-semitism “discernible”

    The Palestine delegation to the Youth Festival in Czechsolovakia today returned to Prague from a tour of Slovakia, reporting that the anti-Semitic atmosphere there is “easily discernible.” The delegation was stoned in one place, one of the members revealed. Leaders of the Jewish Community Council here have received threatening and insulting letters from representatives of… More ▸

  • Meeting of Slovak Partisans Adopts Resolution Condemning Anti-semitism

    The Association of Slovak Partisans at a convention in Bratislava today adopted a resolution strongly condemning anti-Semitism. Jewish circles in Czechoslovakia were favorably impressed by the resolution, in view of the fact that last year the same organization wound up its meeting with an anti-Semitic demonstration. Speakers at the conference, including Secretary Sagat, declared that… More ▸