· April, 2012

Stories about Slovakia from April, 2012

Slovakia: Protest Against Construction Near Bratislava Castle

  24 April 2012

On April 18, 200-250 [sk] people attended a protest against illegal construction near Bratislava Castle, organized by Bratislava Openly [sk]. The west side of a new white house (a continuation of a historical building, photo here) had to consist of just the ground floor and a minimal attic, but the...

Slovakia: “Slavery in the Streets of Bratislava, 21st Century”

  21 April 2012

Radovan Bránik highlights an instance of child abuse in his photo report, Slavery in the streets of Bratislava, 21st century [sk]. His pictures show a girl from Romania who, instead of being at school, is playing accordion for money in Bratislava's Old Town. A few older kids stand nearby, permanently...

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