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If you are not aware of the Slovak parents whose two boys were taken, start by reading this page and then search for ‘slovak’ on Victims Unite!

As the final straw for your spectrum of emotions between outrage and sadness, please read this story of 10 Nov and this article of 13 Nov 2012 in a Slovak paper – with the aid of Google’s translation – and watch the subtitled film on that page.

The mother says “not without my children” or “BEZ DETÍ NEODÍDEM”. Googling for those words will give you lots of links.

  • Irvana has been using the game of the film Life is Beautiful to ‘explain’ to her sons why they cannot come home yet: they have to collect points beforehand
  • she explained that “these people, they are so clumsy, they spilled  the points,” so they have to collect again
  • one boy wants to come home by train, the other one by plane…

At the demo outside the UK Embassy in Bratislava, people were chanting ‘life is beautiful’.

Since then,