Protection of investigative journalists in Europe, the case of Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová: extracts from the debate and illustrative shots of the EP Delegation visit to Slovakia


During the EP plenary session (12 - 15 March 2018) in Strasbourg, MEPs debate on press freedom and the safety of journalists in the EU, following the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová. MEPs also discuss Ján Kuciak’s revelations about alleged misuse of EU funds in Slovakia and potential links between organised crime groups and Slovak politicians. Statements by Monika PANAYOTOVA, Deputy Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Julian KING, Member of the EC in charge of the Security Union, Ivan ŠTEFANEC (EPP, SK), Claude MORAES (S&D, UK), Branislav ŠKRIPEK (ECR, SK), Sophia IN'T VELD (ALDE, NL) and Benedek JÁVOR (Greens/EFA, HU). Illustrative shots of the EP Delegation visit to Slovakia

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