Articles for tag: Jan Kuciak, Slovakia

Petr Dubinsky

State Officials Under Investigation In Jan Kuciak Murder

Slovak prosecutors said Monday they are probing judicial and state officials over the 2018 murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, which triggered a political crisis and raised concerns about corruption.   The probe’s announcement comes after local media leaked alleged text messages in which the suspects boasted of their ties to several top-level politicians including ...


Corruption Undermining Rule Of Law In Slovakia: MEPs

Bratislava, Sept 18 (CTK) – Apprehensions of corruption undermining the rule of law principles persist in Slovakia, as not much has changed in practice in spite of the government’s replacement in the spring, an EP delegation head Sophia in ‘t Veld said at close of their two-day mission to Slovakia today.   Talking to journalists, ...


Slovak Police Botched Search Of Kuciak Murder Scene

Bratislava, May 21 (CTK) – Slovak police botched the very first search of the scene of the February murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee, Daniel Lipsic, the lawyer of the two victims’ families, said today, referring to a part of the police file into which they could look last week.   The prosecutor’s ...

Matt Atlas

Slovak Police Investigating Kuciak Murder Seize Journalists Phone

Bratislava/Prague, May 16 (CTK) – Slovak detectives were questioning Czech investigative journalist Pavla Holcova, who cooperated with murdered Slovak reporter Jan Kuciak in an article about Italian mafia in Slovakia, on Tuesday and seized her mobile phone, Slovak daily Sme wrote today.   The phone also contained data on other sensitive cases that were not ...


Rally for Slain Slovak Journalist Jan Kuciak

Slovak Interior Minister To Resign Amid Scandal Of Journalists Murder

Bratislava, April 16 (CTK) – New Slovak Interior Minister Tomas Drucker will tender his resignation since he does not consider it right to dismiss Police President Tibor Gaspar, which demonstrators demand, Drucker told journalists today.   Protesters call for changes after the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee in early March that ...


Protests In Prague: Demand Justice For Journalist Jan Kuciak In Slovakia

Prague, April 5 (CTK) – A crowd of 300, mostly young people demanded change in the situation in Slovakia, the dismissal of police president Tibor Gaspar and an independent investigation into the murder of young journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee at a rally in Prague today.   Speeches were delivered by the Slovaks studying ...


Candle lit memorial for Jan Kuciak and fiance

Prosecutor Releases Details Of Murder Of Slovak Journalist Jan Kuciak

Pezinok, West Slovakia, March 26 (CTK) – Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova were murdered on January 21, four days before their bodies were found, Slovak prosecutor said today, releasing for the first time details of the shooting of the couple, which caused political crisis in the country.   According to the ...


Slovak PM Peter Pellegrini Confident In Confidence Vote

Bratislava, March 25 (CTK) – New Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-Social Democracy) believes that his government will pass a confidence vote in parliament next week, he said in a debate on the public RTVS television today.   He also said the previous government of Smer-SD chairman Robert Fico had been reshuffled and dismissed that ...


Rally for Slain Slovak Journalist Jan Kuciak

Thousands Of Slovaks March To Honor Memory Of Slain Journalist Jan Kuciak

Bratislava, March 23 (CTK) – Thousands of people took part in a march in memory of the murdered Slovak journalists Jan Kuciak and his fiancee in Bratislava, after which some of the demonstrators went to the parliament seat to call for early elections today.   The meeting was held by university students after the organisers, ...