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Slovakia’s Fico backtracks on criminal law reform after EU and domestic pressure

Summary by Ground News
Government of Prime Minister Robert Fico has reinstated the statute of limitations for violent crimes and withdrawn a bill that would have weakened whistleblower protection. Fico's government approved the controversial amendment to the Criminal Code that abolished the Special Prosecutor's Office and significantly reduced penalties. The European Commission warned Bratislava that it could face a fine or the complete suspension of European funds if the reforms were adopted as planned.

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