Other threats to journalists, BHJA, 24.06.2019.

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.

Contry BH
Gender Group BH novinari
Date 24/06/2019
City / Location Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Type of incident Other threats to journalists
By whom Security
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