National Theatre's School Performances use Statue of Virgin Mary as Symbol of Extremism
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Arts | Education | Private
Tags: Negative Stereotyping
Reports indicate that perhaps the statue is an attempt to make a connection between the crime and the Catholic priest Jozef Tiso, who was president of Slovak Republic during the war. The complaint demands that the government investigate the allegations and for an interim measure to suspend production.
Source: Hlavné Správy