Candles are placed in memory of slain journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancee, Martina Kušnírová during a rally in Bratislava, Slovakia on March 16, 2018. Five years after thier deaths, a press freedom delegation is renewing calls for justice in the murders. (Darko Vojinovic/AP)

Slovakia press freedom delegation demands justice for Ján Kuciak

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined a delegation in Slovakia on Tuesday marking the fifth anniversary of the murder of Slovak investigative journalist, Ján Kuciak.

The organizations renewed calls for full justice for Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová who were both killed five years ago today, on 21 February 2018, and called on the authorities to redouble efforts to improve press freedom.

Read the joint statement.