Slovakia skinhead attacks finally probed

06 Feb 2014By Santilla Chingaipe with Kerry Skyring

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Police in Slovakia have finally launched an investigation into a number of attacks on students - but only after widespread media coverage of an attack last year.

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A Slovak newspaper has published shocking images of skinheads beating students in the town of Nitra.

 

It's reported police failed to act against the skinheads who are members of a club linked to a far-right politician.

 

An investigation was started only after the images appeared in the media.

 

Our central Europe correspondent Kerry Skyring spoke to Santilla Chingaipe about the attack.

 

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