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Cases found 289

Physical attack towards the journalist, Visar Duriqi, Prishtinë, 25.02.2021

Journalist Visar Duriqi was physically assaulted the last midnight in front of his apartment. Duriqi was physically attacked by three unknown persons. Journalist has stated for the media that he received medical treatment at the University Clinical Center of Kosovo as a result of the physical attack his teeth and nose are broken. Regarding the case the Kosovo Police has also stated to the media. “Immediately after receiving the information, the police went to the scene and…

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Lynching vocabulary of PDK and LDK towards RTV Dukagjini, Pristina, 21.01.2021

The Democratic League of Kosovo and The Democratic Party of Kosovo used lynching vocabulary towards RTV Dukagjini. Such lynching vocabulary is unacceptable for AJK, as it is considered pressure towards our journalist colleagues. Due to the accusations of the media that they are in favor of a certain political subject, they target media toward threats. In case of complaints, the AJK calls upon all political subjects to direct them to the competent bodies.

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Physical attack towards the journalist, Valon Syla, Prishtinë, 22.11.2020

Journalist Valon Syla was physically assaulted today. In a video that went viral on social media, there is footage of Valon Syla being punched by an unknown person. Regarding the case, AJK has contacted Kosovo Police who has confirmed to have accepted the information about the attach towards the journalist. “At around 12:05 PM, we have been informed that the journalist was attacked in Pejton neighborhood. The Police unit arrived at the scene and contacted the journalist via…

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Offensive and threatening language towards the journalist Arsim Lani, Prishtina, 01.12.2020

The member of the Democratic League of Kosovo – LDK , Melihate Tërmkolli, used offensive and threatening language towards the journalist of Television 7, Arsim Lani. Tërmkolli through an electronic message, called the journalist “junk” and “impudent”, because as the journalist told AJK, Tërmkolli was not previously notified about the other guest in the studio. In addition to the insults, she also threatened Lani, telling him that “he will pay for the effort and the cold she…

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Obstruction of Klan Kosova team, Gjakovë, 12.11.2020

The team of Klan Kosova were prevented from broadcasting the basketball match between Vllaznimi - Trepça, in the "Shani Nushi" hall in Gjakova. The team was prevented from performing their duties by the hall manager and a security guard. The obstruction happened on November 11th, around 17:00 o'clock, when the team had asked for assistance from the hall manager to put the equipment in the hall and to prepare to broadcast the match. According to the Director of the Sports…

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Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists, Shkumbin Kajtazi, Mitrovicë,18.10.2020

The car of the well-known Kosovar journalist Shkumbin Kajtazi was the target of several firearms last night in the city of Mitrovica. Kajtazi announced this through a post on Facebook, where he stated that he reported the case to the police and according to him, the attack is related to his work and has no other motives. "Last night I faced a dangerous attack: my car was shot with 5 or 6 bullets. The event happened around midnight, where the car was parked in the center of…

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Threats towards journalists of Gazeta Express, Pristina, 13.10.2020

The journalists of the Gazeta Express were threatened with their life on Saturday evening by Naser Gashi, known on the public as Naser Qeli. According to the Gazeta Express, Gashi broke the door of the editorial office on Saturday evening and threatened the journalists because of an article about his ex-wife that was published by the portal.

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Other threats towards journalist Ermal Panduri, 08.09.2020

Journalist and director of RTV Dukagjini, Ermal Panduri has been threatened online by several people on social networks. Panduri has announced that he was threatened with his life by various people on social networks. He made this known through a post on Facebook. “This man is threatening my life, he is insulting my whole family. There are many like him, but the good ones are more”, wrote Panduri.

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Verbal threat towards RTK, Pristina, 05.09.2020

Radiotelevision of Kosovo (RTK). has been threatened by some unknown persons. The case was confirmed to the media by the spokesman of Kosovo Police, Daut Hoxha, in which case he stated that the necessary actions have been taken regarding the case. “Immediately the competent police units have taken the necessary professional actions to handle such information and are working to clarify all the circumstances and facts related to this report”, said Hoxha.

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Obstruction of RTK team, Zubin Potok, 14.08.2020

The team of Radio Television of Kosovo were prevented by a group of people with the same uniform with the Serbian logo. The team consisting of cameraman Mumin Jashari and two other members, Zymer Leci and Arben Jashari, although they had permission from KFOR to film in Zubin Potok, yesterday on 13th August, they were illegally prevented to film by these members, and then they were escorted to the police station.

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Verbal threat to journalist, Jeta Xharra, Pristina, 03.07.2020

Senior official of the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK), Gani Koci, has used insulting language against journalist Jeta Xharra. Koci, through a post published on the social network Facebook, called Serbian skeptic tanks that should be closed with concrete, some personalities, including the BIRN’s journalist, Jeta Xharra. “Time has come not to disinfect, but to close these Serbian septic tanks that remain in Kosovo. They are stinking a lot”, he wrote. Association of…

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Actual attack on journalist, Shkumbin Kajtazi, Pristina, 14.06.2020

Shkumbin Kajtazi, journalist of reporteri.net portal reported that an unknown person attempted to set his car on fire. Kajtazi, through a post on his Facebook account, announced that last night on “Evlia Çelebia” street in Mitrovica, a person has tried to burn his car with gasoline. According to the journalist, this act was prevented by the residents of this street, who had also notified the Kosovo Police. AJK has publicly reacted through a press release. Such threats for…

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Another threat towards the journalists, Adriatik Kelmendi, Agron Bajrami and Besnik Krasniqi, Prishtina, 23.05.2020

The officials of Lëvizja Vetëvendosje, Adnan Rrustemi, Fitore Pacolli and Liburn Aliu, through several writings published on the social network Facebook, have put pressure on journalists: Adriatik Kelmendi, Agron Bajrami and Besnik Krasniqi. AJK through a press release has called on all political officials to stop attacks on journalists, so that their work serves the public and the democratic development of our society.

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Other threats to journalists, Prishtinë, 09.05.2020

Association of Journalists of Kosovo with concern has reflected on the language used in a recent personal Facebook status of Deputy Minister of Defence and Member of ‘Vetëvendosje’, Mr Enver Dugolli. On the 8th of May, Dugolli wrote this Facebook status on his personal profile. “The exhausting and depressing screams of some ‘journalists’ to create a victim at all costs, in addition to being annoyed, are also offensive. It is incomprehensible when a media falls into such…

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Other threats to journalists, Yllka Ahmetxhekaj, Prishtinë, 05.05.2020

Journalist Yllka Ahmetxhekaj was prevented from performing her profession by a member of the Kosovo Police. The journalists, as she herself stated, was prevented while researching a quarantine case related to COVID-19. Along the way, she has been phone-called by a person who was introduced as a Police Officer of the Investigation Unit in Gjilan. The latter told the journalist that she had committed a criminal offense and that other calls will follow, where her job and…

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Actual attacks on journalists, Nenad Milenkovic, Northern Mitrovica, 28.04.2020

Nenad Milenkovic, journalist and owner of Television Plus has been physically attacked in North Mitrovica, by unknown individuals. Four masked people have attacked the journalists just close to his apartment in North Mitrovica. As a result of bodily injuries, Milenkovic has received the proper medical treatment. The perpetrators of this terrible attack are unknown to the Police, while suspicions lead to the fact that the whole action is related to Milenkovic being a…

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Other threats to journalists, Fidan Jupolli, Prishtina, 15.04.2020

Moderator and journalist of Television 7 – Fidan Jupolli has received threatening messages, which are related to his work, through social networks. Based on the announcement of Association Journalists of Kosovo – AJK, Jupolli said that he is constantly receiving threatening messages. According to him, the messages are that they will liquidate him, or expel him from Kosovo. He received such messages also during the interview with the Minister of Justice – Albulena Haxhiu.

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Actual attacks on journalists, Tatjana Lazarevic, Mitrovica, 12.04.2020

Journalist from the “Kossev” portal, Tatjana Lazarevic, was arrested by the police on April 12, 2020, while she was on duty. The case occurred while it is applyed the decision of the Government of Kosovo to restrict the freedom of movement for citizens to prevent the spread of pandemic Covid 12. The case was confirmed by the journalist, namely the editor of this portal, Tatjana Lazarevic. She explained that she went to the field for a story at the Health Center in Zvecan.

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Other threats to journalists, Berat Buzhala and Parim Olluri, Prishtina, 08.04.2020

Member of party “Lëvizja Vetëvendosje” Hysamedin Ferraj attacked verbally journalists Berat Buzhala and Parim Olluri, qualified them as part of a Serbian-Russian lobby thought in Kosovo. Through posts on his Facebook account, Ferraj said: “Kosovo’s partial or full return under Serbia the Serbian-Russian lobby in the United States, with its most powerful representative, Richard Grenell, must be done without weapons. He can do this only with the Serbian-Russian lobbyists…

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Attacks on media and media organizations, RTK, Prishtina, 05.04.2020

Radio Television of Kosovo- RTK, respectively its leading bodies, have taken disciplinary selectively measures against its employees. RTK leaders formed disciplinary commissions to take punitive measures against a group of journalists who, expressed dissatisfaction, in one form or another. They did not the same to another group of journalists who deliberately committed serious violations of professional ethics and to the detriment of the public interest. These information…

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