After the BH Journalists’ Steering Committee issued a press release regarding the attack on RTV TK cameraman Ademir Mesanovic at the Kreka mine, and the Free Media Help Line asked Lukavac Police Directorate to investigate the case and to inform them of the actions taken, the security agency “Cobra Security” threatened with lawsuit for defamation against BH Journalists.
|Gender||Group BH novinari|
|City / Location||Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Type of incident||Other threats to journalists|
|Media name||BH Journalists Association|
|Was journalist`s association informed||Yes|
|What was journalists' association reaction||Faced with a defamation lawsuit from Cobra Security, BH Journalists on 06/24/2019. sent a letter to the management of Kreka doo Tuzla to provide us with information regarding the security guards who were engaged in the Šikulja mine. Lawyer Ahmet Efendic, on behalf of the BH Journalists Association, sent a legal representative to Cobra Security doo Tuzla in response to the Demand Request (26.06.2019).|
|Were authorities informed?||Case was reported to the police|