Following the killing of journalist Ján Kuciak, members of the Slovakian government are under pressure. The country's Interior Minister Robert Kalinák and Prime Minister Robert Fico have already resigned.
The man who shot the Slovak investigative reporter Jan Kuciak was an ex-police officer, Slovak officials have said. Prosecutor say the killer was paid €70,000 ($81,100) for the hit by a female suspect.
The murder of investigative reporter Jan Kuciak sparked mass protests across Slovakia, forcing the departure of the then prime minister. The murder case has also put a spotlight on the role of Slovak police.
Slovak police have arrested one or more suspects in the killing of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak. The case brought down the government, while the role of the police remains far from transparent.
Journalist Arpad Soltesz says press freedom in Slovakia is on a downward spiral after the killing of investigative reporter Jan Kuciak. He spoke to DW about his concerns, and told his own story of being attacked.
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