Gorilla sends Slovaks back to the streets

For a Decent Slovakia protests continued in five locations around Slovakia.

Košice protest on October 18Košice protest on October 18 (Source: TASR)

The next For a Decent Slovakia protest was scheduled to mark the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on November 17, but the events of mid-October sent the public out onto the streets one month earlier.

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The protests were organised on the heels of the reported suspicions of corruption in Slovakia's justice system in recent weeks. First, the leaked Threema messages from the phone of Marian Kočner pointed to his dealings with former Justice Ministry state secretary Monika Jankovská. She and other judges and a prosecutor are now facing police investigations over the corruption suspicions.

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