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Parliament Passes Controversial Amendments to Archives Act

Ljubljana, 4 February - The National Assembly passed controversial amendments to the act on historical documents and archives on Friday, restricting access to the archives of Communist-era intelligence services in a move that is being condemned by the opposition as an attempt to cover up terrorist activities by the Office of State Security (SDV).

Ljubljana
The National Assembly discussing the government-sponsored changes to the act on historical documents and archives.
Photo: Nebojsa Tejic/STA

Ljubljana
The National Assembly discussing the government-sponsored changes to the act on historical documents and archives.
Photo: Nebojsa Tejic/STA

Ljubljana
Culture Minister Majda Sirca, whose ministry is in charge of archives management policy, presenting the government-sponsored changes to the act on historical documents and archives.
Photo: Nebojsa Tejic/STA

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