Smear campaign against Slovakia’s journalists by ex-Police Chief Gašpar's needs to stop
The Slovak police are currently investigating the role of former Police President of Slovakia Tibor Gašpar on suspicion of unlawfully gathering information on journalists, including Ján Kuciak, who was murdered with his fiancée in February 2018. The police extracted information, including addresses and family connections.
Memorial to murdered journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kušnírová in Bratislava. Photo: ECPMF
More than a year after Gašpar resigned from the position of Police President under public pressure, he started a communication campaign aimed against certain journalists, NGOs and the advocates of the Kuciak and Kušnírová families. He also filed a criminal complaint…