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Slovakia: Protesting Corruption, Protesting “Gorilla”

The Economist's Eastern Approaches blog writes about Slovakia's corruption scandal caused by the leaked info from the 2005-06 wiretapping operation codenamed “Gorilla” (more – here). On Friday, Jan. 27, an anti-corruption rally – “Protest Gorila” [sk; Facebook page]- took place in the capital Bratislava (photos are here, videos – here). The media reported “hundreds” to 4,000 of protesters at the rally, while blogger Ján Gašo counted [sk] at least 2,375 people on a photo taken at the time when people were still arriving at the rally.

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