Senate abolishes deadline for claims of art objects confiscated from Holocaust victims

The Senate approved on Thursday an amendment to the law on the mitigation of some injustices caused to Holocaust victims. The amendment, passed last week by the lower house, abolishes the December 31 deadline for claims for the return of art objects confiscated from Jewish owners during WWII. The deadline for claims proved too short as not all potential claimants live in the Czech Republic and know about the possibility. The amendment has yet to be signed by the President.