Sate Department's Report on Human Rights in Slovenia Favourable
New York, 26 February - The U.S. State Department passed a largely positive opinion on human rights practices in Slovenia in its 2000 report. However, some insufficiencies were pointed out, such as violence against women, the slow processing of citizenship applications, sluggish denationalisation and the trafficking in persons. The State Department points to limited interest of police in the matter, and the lack of government programs to prevent trafficking or to assist victims. Moreover, there is no NGO that would deal specifically in trafficking, says the seven-page-long State Department report, which can be found at www.state.gov.
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