Jan Kuciak

  • Jan’s and Daphne’s Laws: How to Stop the Murder of Journalists.

    The cold-blooded murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak was also a cold slap across the face of modern Europe. That the public watchdogs -- the beloved members of a profession that is sometimes more reviled than admired -- could be halted simply by a brutal act of violence seems to portend a further breakdown of European values. There has been much handwringing about what to do.

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  • Freedom of Information Law: Reporter’s Best Friend or Killer?

    As soon as journalists published the last investigation of their murdered colleague, Slovak reporter Jan Kuciak, they immediately focused on another important issue: Why was he killed? And how did his killers know that he was working on a story about them?

  • A Murdered Journalist's Last Investigation

    Edin Pašović, OCCRP

    In late February 2018, Jan Kuciak, a young Slovak investigative journalist, was murdered by a single bullet. His fiancée was killed alongside him.

  • Slovak Journalist Murdered in Double-Homicide

    A Slovak investigative journalist and his girlfriend were found shot dead in their home in a village east of Bratislava following a call to the police from a worried family member, Slovak police said Sunday.

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