Cases

Cases found 289

Attacks on media outlets and organizations, Adriatik Kelmendi, Pristina, 11.02.2016

On February 11th, 2016 journalist of Kohavision, Adriatik Kelmendi reported the damage of his private vehicle. He found all tires flat. He reported the case to police.

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Attack against journalists, Musa Sabedini, Gjilan, 09.02.2016

Journalist Musa Sabedini was physically assaulted by director of Gjilan hospital because the latter was not satisfied with articles.

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Other threats to journalists, Uran Haxha, Suhareka, 23.12.2015

Uran Haxha journalist of Koha.net informed the Association of Journalists of Kosovo that he was not allowed by the Mayor of Suhareka, Sali Asllanaj to participate in the municipality’s end of year press conference. On December 23, 2015, Mayor Sali Asllanaj, through his spokesperson, did not allow journalist to attend the press conference of the year, but neither have access to the municipal building, because Haxha did not reflected the real work of the municipality in his…

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Other threats to journalists, Brahim Thaqi, Suhareka, 23.12.2015

On 23.12.2015 Brahim Thaqi a journalist of TherandaPost portal was not allowed by the Mayor of Suhareka, Sali Asllanaj to attend the end of year media conference organized by the municipality. Mayor Asllanaj, through his spokesperson did not allow the journalist to attend the press conference but neither have access to the municipal building, because he did not reflect the real work of the municipality in his articles.

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Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Driton Latifi, Pristina, 22.11.2015

AJK is concerned with the information that unknown persons have threatened with life the journalist Driton Latifi. The latter has received three verbal threats through SMS over the last three days, related to his work as journalist covering sports.

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Threats against media outlets and organizations, Valon Konushevci, Pristina, 05.11.2015

AJK is concerned after receiving a complain from sports journalist of daily newspaper Zëri, Valon Konushevci that representatives of Kosovo Football Federation are discriminating him by not providing any statements for topics the journalist is covering. According to journalist, heads of the football federation have forbidden the selector of Kosovo’s football team to give any declarations to Konushevci.

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Attacks against journalists, Besiana Mulaj, Visar Salihu, Pristina, 03.11.2015

Journalist Besiana Mulaj and cameraman Visar Salihu were physically assaulted by private security member at premises of Kosovo Clinical and University Centre in Pristina. They were attacked at Gynecological clinic in front of the official of Clinic’s pharmacy department.

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Attacks against journalists, RTK team, Pristina, 03.11.2015

The Radio television of Kosovo team was physically assaulted by a member of private security company “Rojet e Nderit” in the premises of Pristina hospital. AJK was informed that journalist Besiana Mulaj and cameraman Visar Salihu had previous permission to film and conduct an interview.

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Other threats to journalists, Serbeze Haxhiaj, Pristina, 07.07.2015

Journalist Serbeze Haxhiaj was threatened by some individuals presented as former Kosovo Liberation Army leaders. Haxhiaj was working in an investigation related to KLA war veterans list.

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Attacks on media outlets and organizations, KOSSEV, Mitrovica, 11.06.2015

Unknown people have opened fire on the headquarters of Kossev portal in North Mitrovica , fortunately no one was injured.

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Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Donika Voca, Shemsi Igrishta, Malisevo, 09.06.2015

On 09.06 2015, Kohavision team consisted by the journalist Donika Voca and the cameraman Shemsi Igrishta were threatened and impeded in their work by the director of the high school “Hamdi Berisha” in Malisevo, Izet Hoti. Voca and Igrishta were threatened not to publish the news that aimed to work on and later were expelled from school. The principle, Izet Hoti has not allowed the team to take footages outside of the school building and threatened again to break the camera…

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Other threats to journalists, Arsim Halili, Fadil Hoxha, Pristina, 30.03.2015

On 30.03.2015 Recently, General Director of RTK, Mr. Mentor Shala, has issued a decision for dismissing Mr. Fadil Hoxha and Mr. Arsim Halili. Mr. Halili is board member of the Kosovo Journalists Association, a well-known journalist and editor in the Newsroom. Furthermore, Hoxha and Halili were elected leaders of the Trade Union of RTK, and their dismissal breaches law on trade unions association. The decision of the General Director came after Halili raised his voice against…

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Other threats to journalists, Alban Selimi, Gjilan, 17.03.2015

On 17.03.2015, the journalist of daily newspaper Zëri, Alban Selimi stated that while he was crossing border on Muçibabë, a border police insulted and treated him unprofessionally, stopping him and searched him for no reason, while he was traveling as a journalist for the realization of an investigative story.

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Other threats to journalists, Vehbi Kajtazi, Pristina, 14.03.2015

On 14.03.2015 Vehbi Kajtazi, an investigative journalist of Koha Ditore newspaper, said that he was directly threatened by members of the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (Eulex) over his reports that senior mission officials were suspected of corruption.

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Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Idriz Morina, Pristina, 13.03.2015

AJK was informed that editor-in-chief of daily ‘Bota Sot”, Idriz Morina was threatened with his life by Kosovo Member of Parliament, Nuredin Lushtaku. According to Morina, he was threatened and insulted through telephone after publication of an article.

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Threats against media outlets and organizations, Berat Buzhala, Peje, 05.03.2015

The local company “Devolli” carried an insulting campaign against journalist of Gazeta Express, Berat Buzhala after he published several articles related to above mentioned company. The portal has wrote about suspected wheat that the company was importing. Billboards across Kosovo portrayed a donkey with Buzhala’s family name in it.

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Attacks against journalists, Aleksandra Jovanovic, Bojan Kosanin, Pristina, 25.01.2015

Journalist Aleksandra Jovanoviv and cameraman Bojan Kosanin, both working for public broadcaster, RTK2 were physically assaulted by a group of persons during the coverage of protest.

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Attacks against journalists, Zekirja Shabani, Pristina, 08.12.2014

Zekirja Shabani, editor at daily newspaper “Tribuna” was physically assaulted by the owner of the newspaper, Sejdi Demiri. Shabani was assaulted after he refused to sign the resignation letter offered by the newspaper leaders, in opposition to his valid contract and against Labour Law.

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Attacks against journalists, Milot Hasimja, Pristina, 27.10.2014

The most serious case is considered to be the case of the attempted murder against Milot Hasimja, journalist of Klan Kosova television who was attacked by a member of the public with a knife within his workplace in response to a new story where the attacker was reported upon.

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Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Artan Haraqija, Pristina, 17.09.2014

Artan Haraqija, journalist of Indeksonline portal received death threats by text message after his appearance in “Rubikon” show of Kohavision television. Haraqija is known for his investigation about Islamic radicalism and extremism in Kosovo. This is not the first time Haraqija is threatened.

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