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Investigative journalist murdered in Slovakia

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In a property In Slovakia are an investigative reporter and his fiancee were shot.

The ministry of Domestic Affairs in Bratislava, the double murder in Velka Maca, less than 100 km from the capital, on Monday confirmed.

The 27-year-old Jan Kuciak had on the internet Portal Aktuality.sk arranged message on cases of assumed tax fraud. He reported mainly about prominent entrepreneurs, who have business ties would have with the ruling social democrats or with the organised crime.

One of those entrepreneurs had Kuciak recently in the public because of these revelations threatened. But not with violence.

The organization Reporters without Borders condemns the already the fifth murder of an investigative journalist in the European Union in ten years ‘ time.

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