HCSS in the media

Caputova triumph not yet a victory for Slovak liberalism

April 16th 2019 - 14:40

As populist parties sweep into power across Europe, Slovakia takes a liberal turn by electing a leftist anti-corruption activist from outside the political establishment for president last month.

For a traditional and religious country, electing a woman, a divorced mother living in an informal relationship, and a human rights lawyer holding liberal views on LGBT rights and abortion legislation constitutes a novelty and a shift in attitudes.

Read the full opinion article by Katarina Kertysova here.