Protecting against the threat of a compact Muslim community, preserving a national identity or preventing a caliphate - that is how politicians of parliamentary parties have advocated their negative stance on migration in the last months.

Of the 35 most developed countries in the world, Slovakia is last in the number of people per one million who have applied to the country for asylum. This comes from the recently published statistics of the Organisation for the Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Worldwide, a total of 10.3 million people had to leave their homes in 2016. Of that number, a mere 146 asked for asylum in Slovakia.

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