When the members of the Národni Vybor, or Cabinet, took their seats on the Government bench in the National Assembly at Prague, capital of Czechoslovakia, they noticed that many a bench on the floor of the Assembly was conspicuously empty. The Ministers nodded comprehendingly one to the other; for they were aware that the minority races (Slovaks, Germans, Magyars, Ruthenians) had carried out their oft-declared intention of boycotting the Parliament. Later, the minority Deputies delivered a solemn protest to the world demanding their "fundamental rights."...

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