OCCRP Denounces Assault on Press Freedom in Slovenia

By Nathan Goldman

A Ljubljana District Court judge has approved the indictment of Anuška Delić, an OCCRP partner and journalist for the Slovenian newspaper Delo, for allegedly publishing classified information.

Delić published several stories during the 2011 parliamentary election campaign revealing connections between members of the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) and the neo-Nazi group “Blood and Honour.” SDS came in second place in the election, with its leader Janez Janša elected Prime Minister of a coalition government; Janša later lost his position as prime minister in an unrelated corruption case, and is currently serving a two-year prison sentence.

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