Tag Archives: slovak national party

Slovakia’s Fico set for victory in EU’s anti-refugee east

robert fico
VICTORY. Chairman of the Slovak Smer-Social Democracy party Robert Fico is close to winning in Slovakia’s general elections, but may divide the country with his rhetoric. Photo by Samuel Kubani/AFP
The leftist populist Robert Fico is using anti-Muslim and anti-refugee rhetoric to clinch a win in Slovakia’s general elections

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (Mar. 5, 2016) — Slovaks were poised to hand leftist Premier Robert Fico victory in general elections Saturday, March 5, on the back of a staunch anti-refugee rhetoric.

Continue reading Slovakia’s Fico set for victory in EU’s anti-refugee east