Slovakia journalist murder: Thousands attend protest vigils

Slovakia journalist murder: Thousands attend protest vigils
 

Thousands of Slovaks have been holding nationwide protest vigils in memory of a journalist and his fianceé, who were shot dead last Sunday.
Jan Kuciak, who was writing an article on corruption allegations, and Martina Kusnirova were killed at their home east of the capital Bratislava.
Marchers in 25 cities demanded an end to mafia influence, saying an attack on journalists was an attack on everyone.
Seven people have been arrested in connection with the killings.
Kuciak, 27, had been investigating suspected mafia links among Italian businessmen in Slovakia.
He was killed before he had... read more

 
2 March 2018 in World News, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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