Sashka Cvetkovska and Trajce Antonovski, physical attack, Skopje, 24.08.2017


Journalists from NovaTV were attacked while reporting on the civil initiative for gathering signatures against building refugee camps in Macedonia. The attack was done by a supporter of the initiative.

Contry MK
Name and Surname Sashka Cvetkovska
Gender Female
Date 23/08/2017
City / Location skopje
Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
By whom To journalists by citizens
Name of the perpetrator Kosta Poprizov
Type of media online
Media name NovaTV
Source NovaTV
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
What was journalists' association reaction AJM urges the opposition to call its’ members and supporters to stop with the attacks against journalists because this kind of policy is fatal. AJM supports the fast reaction of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which immediately identified the attacker, call him on questioning and announced criminal charges for violence against the attacker.