Tens of Thousands Rally in Slovakia, Demand Early Election
The protests come on the heels of a political crisis touched off by the slayings of a prominent investigative journalist and his fiancee.
- Published 16 March 2018
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied across Slovakia on Friday to demand an early election to resolve a political crisis set off by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee. Protesters took to the streets for the third straight Friday despite Thursday’s resignation of Prime Minister Robert Fico and his government. Those at the rallies blame Fico and the three-party coalition that will still stay in power of…