Murder of journalist

Ján Kuciak was an investigative reporter working for the, dealing mostly with stories concerning tax fraud. He and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová were killed on February 21, 2018 in their house in the western-Slovak village of Veľká Mača.

Accused in Kuciak murder had powerful contacts

Alena Zs. accused of paying for the murder, called several people her friend.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jan 2019, at 1:00

Alena Zs. arrives at the Specialised Criminal Court in Banská Bystrica.

Size of investigative team in Kuciak's murder reduced

The police president wants to prevent information leaks.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jan 2019, at 0:42

Police Corps President Milan Lučanský

Holcová: Organised crime has not noticed Czechoslovakia’s break-up

A centre that helps reveal crimes with international links was absent in Slovakia, says a Czech investigative journalist who collaborated with Ján Kuciak.Radka Minarechová, 9. Jan 2019, at 17:30

Pavla Holcová

New investigative centre, named after Kuciak, will help reveal corruption

The centre is named after murdered journalist Ján Kuciak, who pursued similar principles in his work.Radka Minarechová, 9. Jan 2019, at 12:46

#allforjan gathering in Bratislava on March 2.

How to learn more than 50 foreign languages? Top stories of 2018

Which of The Slovak Spectator’s stories were the most popular among readers in 2018?Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Dec 2018, at 9:55

Blog: And what a year it was

It is this closed-circle mentality that is the biggest challenge in Slovakia and the question of how much the events of this year have pushed for more openness is the most difficult one.Anca Dragu27. Dec 2018, at 7:20

November 16, 2018 protest in Bratislava

Tragedy, but not despair

February witnessed a dismal first for Slovakia, but the public did not lose hope in 2018.Michaela Terenzani, 19. Dec 2018, at 15:30

Ján Kuciak, Martina Kušnírová were commemorated also in Bratislava, on August 26.

Police wanted to arrest Nitra-based businessman Bödör in connection to Kuciak’s murder

He learned of the plan and turned himself in to policeCompiled by Spectator staff, 13. Dec 2018, at 13:25

Illustrative stock photo

Missing part of Technopol file found

The justice minister fired the head of the court.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Nov 2018, at 22:26

Gábor Gál

European Parliament has mixed feelings about Slovakia after Kuciak’s murder

Members of the European Parliament appreciated that the murderers have been arrested, but pointed out that people who ordered the murders are still unknown.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Nov 2018, at 13:55

EP delegation visited Slovakia in September.

Kuciak did not even have a computer as a child and he grew up to be an analyst

A village boy who angered Marian Kocner. A profile of Ján Kuciak, who recently received the White Crow award in memoriam.Roman Cuprik, 20. Nov 2018, at 15:40

Ján Kuciak

Investigative journalists awarded for their brave deeds

Seven journalists received the White Crow award for defending the public good. The organisers of For a Decent Slovakia were given a special vote of thanks.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Nov 2018, at 13:11

The award-winning journalists
UPDATED: 15. Nov 2018, at 20:02

We refuse Fico's attacks against journalists

More than 520 journalists have signed a statement condemning the most recent verbal attacks of the former prime minister against journalists.14. Nov 2018, at 9:50

Slovak journalists at one of protest rallies organised in response to the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée.

Kuciak receives press freedom prize in memoriam in Berlin

Murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was also awarded.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Nov 2018, at 13:49

l-r: Jozef Kuciak, Matthew Caruana Galizia and Corinne Vella

Police fail to deal with information leaks in Kuciak case

Investigators agree that the leaks can be dangerous.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Nov 2018, at 13:49

Police carried out an operation in Kolárovo (Nitra Region).

Smother impunity before it can breathe

The IPI Executive Board chose to meet here, in Bratislava, to raise its collective voice to demand justice for Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.Scott Griffen1. Nov 2018, at 21:00

#allforjan gathering in Bratislava on March 2.

The people charged with Kuciak’s murder reportedly bought weapons in Hungary

Two Hungarians had been detained and interrogated for several hours, but because the police classified them as witnesses, they were eventually released.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Oct 2018, at 7:23

Police carried out an operation in Kolárovo (Nitra Region).

RSF call on Slovak authorities to investigate harassment in Kuciak murder case

The international journalists’ organisation claims that a “predator’s shadow” hangs over Kuciak's murder.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Oct 2018, at 14:08

Marian Kočner

Accused in Kuciak case says Lipšic may also have been a target

Special Prosecutor’s Office prosecutor also mentioned.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Oct 2018, at 13:58

Lawyer and ex-politician Daniel Lipšic