4,000 Gather In Bratislava’s Námestie Slobody To Protest Against Recent Corruption Allegations

The protests were organised by activist group For A Decent Slovakia. Two more similar events are planned between now and elections in March. Photo credit: Sona Holickova.

Brno / Bratislava, Sep 21 (BD) – Protests were held on Friday in Bratislava’s Námestie Slobody, as revelations connected with the ongoing investigation into the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee continue to send shockwaves through Slovakia politics. (Read more in our previous article: “Large Protests Planned Across Slovakia On Friday In Response To Continuing Corruption Revelations”).

Organisers estimated that the protest was attended by around 4,000 people.

The protest coincided with the Climate Strike, held in the square earlier on the same day.

For A Decent Slovakia, the activist group organising the event, said that two further demonstrations will take place before elections, due in March.

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