Other threats to journalists, Dejan Kozul, Belgrade, 27.08.2019.


Near the “Rajko Mitic” Stadium, Federalna TV correspondent Dejan Kozul tried to make a television report near the setup tank. At the first moment, one man approached him following by group of young man, and asked him what he was doing there. After the journalist replied to them that he was making a TV report for the Federalna TV from Sarajevo, they asked him if he is a Serb. According to Kozul, this verbal attack could have overgrown into a physical attack, but because of his collage cameraman, it didn’t happen.

Contry SR
Name and Surname Dejan Kozul
Gender Male
Date 27/08/2019
City / Location Beograd, Serbia
Type of incident Other threats to journalists
Type of media Radio and television
Media name Federalna Television
Source IJAS
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction Western Balkan’s Regional Platform for Advocating Media Freedom and Journalists’ Safety reacted and called on the competent authorities to urgently investigate the case and take the necessary measures to identify the perpetrators.
Were authorities informed? Case was not reported to the police