Slovakpolice said they have arrested 18 people, including 13 judges, who allegedly obstructed justice in the case of the murder of journalistJán Kuciak and his fiancee in 2018.
A panel of eight experts in the field of organized crime, corruption and terrorism will select OCCRP’s 2019 Person of the Year.
Ukraine’s Constitutional Court approved amendments stripping lawmakers’ power to appoint judges, making judges liable for prosecution and introducing stricter criteria on who can become a judge, reported Reuters.
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