Attacks on journalists during Vucic’s visit to Kosovo

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BANJE, 10.09.2018. – Serbia’s Association of Journalists and its branch of the Association of Journalists of Kosovo condemned the attacks on journalists during the visit of Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic to Kosovo and called on all competent Kosovo authorities to urgently find and punish those responsible.

The ‘Insajder’ journalist team was attacked on the road from the village of Banje to Kosovo Mitrovica. The ‘Insajder’s’ editorial board said that citizens who had blocked the road surrounded their car and a several individuals from that group even tried to pull a female journalist out of the car while the others pounded on the vehicle.

Tanjug news agency reported that Albanians from the Vojtes area threw bottles at their journalist team.

The Deutsche Welle also reported about the attack on their journalist team, on their way to the village of Banje, when their two female reporters parked their car with Serbian licence plates at Prekaz, where KFOR units were located at the time.

Journalists were not injured in these incidents.

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