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Attack against Insajderi Vushtrri, 10.11.2023

The AJK has been informed that a crew from the "Insajderi" portal was attacked in Vushtrri by a local imam.

According to journalist Preniqi's statement, Imam Halili physically attacked her after hearing the question.


"Hoxha turns to me yelling, 'Get out of here quickly. He grabs my arm, squeezes it, and pulls me about a meter away. He refers to me with the words "One of those you are asking is you too," she stated, adding that Halili attempted to attack her with a tiny stool even after the police came.

The AJK considers the physical attack against the journalist team to be serious and unacceptable since it jeopardized their safety and hindered the development of their professional work. Even though the attack kept going in the presence of police, the imam was released after being questioned as per the prosecutor's orders.

AJK urges the authorities to prioritize the investigation and charge the person who physically assaulted the journalists.




Reporter Details Attack against Insajderi Vushtrri, 10.11.2023
Case description The AJK has been informed that a crew from the "Insajderi" portal was attacked in Vushtrri by a local imam. According to journalist Preniqi's statement, Imam Halili physically attacked her after hearing the question. "Hoxha turns to me yelling, 'Get out of here quickly. He grabs my arm, squeezes it, and pulls me about a meter away. He refers to me with the words "One of those you are asking is you too," she stated, adding that Halili attempted to attack her with a tiny stool even after the police came.
State Kosovo
Name and Surname Djellza Preniqi, Albert Bislimi
Gender Group
Date 10.11.2023
City Vushtrri
Type of Incident Actual attacks on journalists
From who By public persons
The Offender / Suspect Bedri Halili
Type of media Online
Media Name Insajderi
Source Insajderi
Public Prosecutor
Judiciary
Judiciary Status
Legal Closure
Has the Journalist Association been notified? Yes
Has the incident been reported to the authorities? Yes
Has the incident been reported to the XXX?
Associations Respond The AJK considers the physical attack against the journalist team to be serious and unacceptable since it jeopardized their safety and hindered the development of their professional work. Even though the attack kept going in the presence of police, the imam was released after being questioned as per the prosecutor's orders. AJK urges the authorities to prioritize the investigation and charge the person who physically assaulted the journalists.
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