Weekly Review of Events Involving Slovenia from 6 to 12 December

Ljubljana, 13 December - As the world celebrated Human Rights Day on 10 December, a number of intolerance issues continued to be the topic in Slovenia. The parliament sent a technicalities bill on the "erased" for assessment of the Constitutional Court, while Ombudsman Matjaz Hanzek compared the attitude toward the "erased" to antisemitism in Nazi Germany. Meanwhile, the Ljubljana City Council passed a decree to build a mosque in the capital, a first in Slovenia. The move was hailed by Mufti Osman Djogic, who said that a referendum on a mosque as proposed by opposition NSi would be unconstitutional.

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